简明英汉词典

quaint
[kweint]
adj.
离奇有趣的, 奇怪的, 做得很精巧的

美国传统词典[双解]

quaint
quaint
AHD:[kw3nt]
D.J.[kweint]
K.K.[kwent]
adj.(形容词)
quaint.erquaint.est

(1)

Odd, especially in an old-fashioned way:
离奇的:奇异的,尤指以一种老式的方法:
“There is something almost quaint in the image of Irish organized crime, something that calls to mind old movies with Jimmy Cagney”(James Traub)
“在爱尔兰有组织犯罪的影像中,有一些离奇古怪的东西,这让人想起吉米·卡格尼的老式电影”(詹姆斯·特劳布)

(2)

Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
古怪的:特征不熟悉或不寻常的;奇怪的:
quaint dialect words.See Synonyms at strange
古怪的方言单词参见 strange

语源

(1)

Middle English [clever, cunning, peculiar]
中古英语 [聪明、狡猾、特殊]

(2)

from Old French queinte, cointe
源自 古法语 queinte, cointe

(3)

from Latin cognitus [past participle of] cogn?scere [to learn] * see cognition
源自 拉丁语 cognitus [] cogn?scere的过去分词 [学习] *参见 cognition

继承用法

quaintly
adv.(副词)

quaintness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

quaint
[kweInt]
adj.
-er, -est
离奇有趣的;古怪有趣的
quaint customs
离奇的风俗

现代英汉综合大辞典

quaint
[kweint]
adj.

(1)

离奇有趣的; 优雅的; 奇怪的

(2)

做得很精巧的

(3)

性格或外表异常的, 奇特的
a quaint old house
一座古雅的老房子
a quaint method
一个奇怪的方法

继承用法

quaintly
adv.

quaintness
n.

英文相关词典

quaint
curious    odd    old-fashioned    

美国传统词典

quaint
quaint
AHD:[kw3nt]
D.J.[kweint]
K.K.[kwent]
adj.
quaint.er, quaint.est

(1)

Odd, especially in an old-fashioned way:
“There is something almost quaint in the image of Irish organized crime, something that calls to mind old movies with Jimmy Cagney”(James Traub)

(2)

Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
quaint dialect words.See Synonyms at strange

语源

(1)

Middle English [clever, cunning, peculiar]

(2)

from Old French queinte, cointe

(3)

from Latin cognitus [past participle of] cogn?scere [to learn] * see cognition

继承用法

quaintly
adv.

quaintness
n.

英汉化学大词典

quaint
adj.离奇的,精巧的

英汉计算机大词典

quaint
adj.离奇的(精巧的)

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