how to pronounce quaint


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the above transcription of quaint is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

quaint is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of quaint in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it looks it looks almost quaint and then …”

meanings of quaint


  1. Overly discriminating or needlessly meticulous; fastidious; prim.
  2. Cleverly made; artfully contrived.
  3. Of a person: cunning, crafty.
  4. Strange or odd; unusual.
  5. Pleasingly unusual; especially, having old-fashioned charm.


  1. The vulva.

quaint frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word quaint occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics quaint can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that quaint can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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