Thesaurus / jaunty
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
"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.
Meyers spoke to a jaunty Pullman conductor who stood alongside the car where they had halted.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
It takes a jaunty juvenility of spirit to wear a sailor suit properly, and she was not feeling that way these days.
EMMY LOUGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
With a jaunty air the two young men spat on their hands, gripped their axes, and sprang out along the base of the jam.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
They did manage to get out after a time, however, and when they went back home they were anything but a jaunty-looking party.
WORDS RELATED TO JAUNTY
- square dealing
- square shooting
- straight shooting
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