Quaint – meaning of the word and examples

Attractive because of being unusual and especially old-fashioned. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Quaint can also be used to show that you do not approve of something, especially an opinion, belief, or way of behaving, because it is strange or old-fashioned:  (Cambridge Dictionary)

Having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm; oddly picturesque: (Dictionary.com)

Strange, peculiar, or unusual in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way. (Dictionary.com)

Unusual or different in character or appearance : Odd. (Merriam – Webster)

Something that is quaint is attractive because it is unusual and old-fashioned. (Collins Dictionary)


The most quaint small town in every state. 


“Delights from Mario Cesare b&b in quaint style”.


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