Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Cunning; craftiness.
  • n. Skill, artfulness.
  • n. Primness, fastidiousness, preciousness.
  • n. The state or fact of being quaint; having old-fashioned charm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being quaint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being quaint.
  • n. Fancifulness; oddity; whimsicality; queerness; especially, odd, old-fashioned appearance or manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned
  • n. strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned

Etymologies

From quaint +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)

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