Definitions for jauntiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jaun•tyˈdʒɔn ti, ˈdʒɑn-(adj.)-ti•er, -ti•est.

  1. easy and sprightly in manner or bearing:

    to walk with a jaunty step.

  2. smartly trim, as clothing:

    a jaunty hat.

Origin of jaunty:

1655–65; < F gentil noble, gentle, genteel with ending taken as -y1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. jauntiness, nattiness, dapperness, rakishness(noun)

    stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance

  2. breeziness, jauntiness(noun)

    a breezy liveliness

    "a delightful breeziness of manner"


  1. jauntiness(Noun)

    The quality of being jaunty.

    "That jauntiness of air I was once master of." -Joseph Addison

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jauntiness(noun)

    the quality of being jaunty

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