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Who Gives a CrapToilet paper as a gift is probably just plain aggressive, but this company does offer jaunty holiday designs on their rolls.

Sheaves of wheat or a jaunty-looking bread turkey will please any crowd.

From Eater

They belie the jaunty persona she presented to most of her correspondents and illuminate the lengths she went to conceal her unhappiness.

Emily Hoxworth Hager assembles frog, bat and bird bones into a jaunty little creature outfitted with hat and staff.

That song would soon morph from the jaunty clip of the light rail to the siren sounds of jazz.

"It's been weeks since I left my mark," he said in his jaunty British accent.

Baldwin introduced the show wearing a jaunty blue blazer, but conducted the taped interview wearing a sober gray suit.

She perfectly captures the jaunty, businesslike hooker enjoying the absurd side of her job.

"Leebie Granger is young," he went on insultingly, in a collected even voice which he strove to make jaunty in tone.

And when it is contented it seems to be smiling from the corners of its mouth to the jaunty little curl in its tail.

He came at a brisk pace, carrying his fifty-two years with a jaunty vigor that was the envy of many a younger man.

One day a man, wearing a jaunty silk hat, came into my office.

He stooped to kiss her, and then went off, whistling a jaunty air meant to indicate extreme cheerfulness.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jaunty, such as: breezy, buoyant, carefree, devilish, impish, and jolly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.