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Etymology: Drunken attempt to say cute and pretty at the same time.
1. Describing an attractive young woman who, if not wearing a sundress, could nonetheless tastefully succeed in doing so.
2. A woman possessing said qualities.
It was the first genuine spring day of the year, and the arboretum was teeming with quiddies.(Contributor's note: An alternate etymology cites Latin roots, attributed to Antony saying of Cleopatra:Quiddima maxima est. However, this is considered apocryphal in most scholarly circles.



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