The child wouldn't quiet down for me.
Let's keep this matter quiet.
A quiet evening at home.
A quiet manner.
A quiet den.
An example of quiet is the sound of a whisper.
A quiet disposition.
Wanted to keep the incident quiet until after the election.
A quiet lake; a quiet place in the country.
A quiet afternoon nap; a quiet tune on the flute.
A quiet day on the stock exchange.
A quiet motor.
Can you quiet your child? He's making lots of noise.
The umpire quieted the crowd, so the game could continue in peace.
A quiet library; a quiet street; a quiet, well tuned engine.
A room decorated in quiet colors.
A quiet strength; a quiet life.
A quiet sea.
The teacher quieted the students.
Other Word Forms
Origin of quiet
- Middle English from Old French from Latin quiētus past participle of quiēscere to rest kweiə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition