Definition of quaint :
1. Characterized by ingenuity or art; finely fashioned; skillfully wrought; elegant; graceful; nice; neat.
2. Curious and fanciful; affected; odd; whimsical; antique; archaic; singular; unusual; as, quaint architecture; a quaint expression.
3. Prudent; wise; hence, crafty; artful; wily.
baroque, queer, ancient, bizarre, cranky, Olde Worlde, quirky, erratic, curious, affected, old-fashioned, weird, whimsical, up-to-date, stylish, antiquated, cute, Colonial, archaic, antique, usual, superannuated, fashionable, funny, rummy, Gothic, old-time, freakish, strange, screwball, outlandish, peculiar, unnatural, idiosyncratic, Victorian, unusual, fanciful, kooky, rum, modern
beautiful (part of speech: adjective)
belle, enchanting, elegant, gorgeous, bonny, beautiful, finished, superb, graceful, glamorous, lovely, stunning, dazzling, flowerlike, charming, exquisite, resplendent, good-looking, refined, comely, polished, attractive, handsome, radiant, sightly, sublime, splendid, becoming, pleasing, shapely, eye-filling, fair
unusual (part of speech: adjective)
ornamental (part of speech: adjective)
- When he came to see me at my aunt's in the country, he could not find words enough to admire the order and arrangement of our little house, kept like a convent, " It is so quaint!" - "Artists' Wives", Alphonse Daudet.
- They were sitting together in the dim living room of their quaint old cottage down by the shore. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- " To- morrow she be seen; the coast is watch by spy," said the other in his quaint English; then indicated his companion. - "The Coast of Adventure", Harold Bindloss.