Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being quaint.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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From quaint +‎ -ness.

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