Definition of quaint

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • quaint is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • quaint is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • quaint is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 17

Definition of quaint


  • attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic) (adjective)

    Examples

    1. houses with quaint thatched roofs

    Synonyms

    1. old-time
    2. olde worlde
  • strange in an interesting or pleasing way (adjective)

    Examples

    1. quaint dialect words
    2. quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities
  • very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name
    2. came forth a quaint and fearful sight
    3. a quaint sense of humor

See definition of quaint in Merriam Webster

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