Quaintly
Quaintly \Quaint"ly\, adv. In a quaint manner. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • quaintly — adverb 1. in a strange but not unpleasant manner the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly • Derived from adjective: ↑quaint 2. in a quaint old fashioned manner the room was quaintly furnished • Derived from adjective: ↑quaint …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaintly — adv. Quaintly is used with these verbs: ↑name …   Collocations dictionary

  • quaintly — quaint ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractively unusual or old fashioned. DERIVATIVES quaintly adverb quaintness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «wise», «ingenious»: from Old French cointe, from Latin cognoscere ascertain …   English terms dictionary

  • quaintly — adverb see quaint …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quaintly — See quaint. * * * …   Universalium

  • quaintly — adverb /ˈkweɪntli/ In a quaint manner; oddly; strangely …   Wiktionary

  • quaintly — adv. RG. 28 …   Oldest English Words

  • quaintly — kweɪntlɪ adv. strangely, oddly, unusually …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quaintly — quaint·ly …   English syllables

  • quaintly — See: quaint …   English dictionary

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