jaunty[ jawn-tee, jahn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF jaunty
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAUNTY
There was something soldierly in his bearing, and he wore a jaunty cap and jacket.
But once he came up out of the cabin with a jaunty feather in his hat.
He was cool and jaunty, his hands in his pockets, a rose in his buttonhole.
She tried to be jaunty, but the jauntiness did not ring quite true.
To conceal my nervousness I tried to affect an air of jaunty composure.
He would have to dissemble, and he rejoined his party with what he intended for a jaunty air.
But he moved very quickly, and there was an air of jaunty liveliness about him.
What a jaunty, ugly, devil-may-care set of fellows they were!
There are Orientals of all types, with jaunty Englishmen, and gay parties of Americans.
He could not resist the temptation, also, of purchasing a small, jaunty cane.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR JAUNTY
- feeling one's oats
- full of pep