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quaint

quaint

 
 
pronunciation:
kweInt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pleasingly old-fashioned; picturesque.
We took a picture of the quaint cottages along the shore.They stayed at a quaint old farmhouse that had been turned into an inn.
synonyms:
picturesque
similar words:
antique, old-fashioned, old-time, small-town
definition 2: unusual in an interesting or charming way.
The kids found his northern accent quaint.
synonyms:
curious
similar words:
bizarre, odd, peculiar, queer, singular, strange, unfamiliar, unique, unusual, whimsical
derivations: quaintly (adv.), quaintness (n.)