The definition of quaint is something small, old fashioned or charming in a good way.(adjective)
An example of quaint is a little old cottage in the country.
See quaint in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cointe < OFr < L cognitus, known: see cognition
See quaint in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective quaint·er, quaint·est
Origin: Middle English, clever, cunning, peculiar
Origin: , from Old French queinte, cointe
Origin: , from Latin cognitus
Origin: , past participle of cognōscere, to learn; see cognition.
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