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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.
PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE GIFTS THAT ARE ALSO GOOD FOR THE PLANETRACHEL FELTMANNOVEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sheaves of wheat or a jaunty-looking bread turkey will please any crowd.
HEAR ME OUT: THERE SHOULD BE MORE BREAD AT THANKSGIVINGDAYNA EVANSNOVEMBER 16, 2021EATER
They belie the jaunty persona she presented to most of her correspondents and illuminate the lengths she went to conceal her unhappiness.
SHIRLEY JACKSON’S LETTERS REVEAL THE DROLL VOICE OF AN AGGRIEVED WORKING MOTHERJENNIFER REESEJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Emily Hoxworth Hager assembles frog, bat and bird bones into a jaunty little creature outfitted with hat and staff.
IN THE GALLERIES: A PAINFUL, POLITICAL TAKE ON THE ART OF CRUEL SHOESMARK JENKINSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"Leebie Granger is young," he went on insultingly, in a collected even voice which he strove to make jaunty in tone.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
And when it is contented it seems to be smiling from the corners of its mouth to the jaunty little curl in its tail.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
He came at a brisk pace, carrying his fifty-two years with a jaunty vigor that was the envy of many a younger man.
THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
One day a man, wearing a jaunty silk hat, came into my office.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
He stooped to kiss her, and then went off, whistling a jaunty air meant to indicate extreme cheerfulness.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
"Delighted to be of any service, I'm sure," tapping his boots impatiently with a jaunty little cane.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO JAUNTY

  • bandbox
  • brisk
  • chic
  • chichi
  • classy
  • clean
  • dainty
  • dashing
  • doggy
  • dressed to kill
  • dressed to nines
  • jaunty
  • natty
  • nice
  • nifty
  • nimble
  • nobby
  • posh
  • prim
  • rakish
  • ritzy
  • sassy
  • sharp
  • showy
  • smart
  • snazzy
  • snug
  • spiffy
  • spruce
  • spry
  • stylish
  • swank
  • swanky
  • swell
  • trim
  • turned out
  • well-turned-out
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