Old and new

quaint
(adj)
quaynt
Meaning

1. odd; charming

1st Sample Sentence

1. Nowadays many people think that honesty is just a quaint old-fashioned notion.

2nd Meaning

2. cute; picturesque

2nd Sample Sentence

2. I've always been attracted to this quaint little isolated farm house, and imagined what it would be like to live here myself.

Mnemonics

gre bigbook QUANT'S questions are old fashioned If you know someone already, you call them ac + quaint. That is because, they are already known to you (old). quaint can be closely related with the word "FAINT" where you need to take the meaning as faint colors which are ODD, OLD FASHIONED. If you PAINT that house, you will destroy its old fashioned charm.

« Previous