riant


ri·ant

adjective \ˈrī-ənt, ˈrē-; rē-ˈäⁿ\

Definition of RIANT

:  gay, mirthful
ri·ant·ly \ˈrī-ənt-lē, ˈrē-\ adverb

Origin of RIANT

Middle French, present participle of rire to laugh, from Latin ridēre
First Known Use: 1567

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: riata
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Rialto
All Words Near: riant

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up riant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More