Definitions for jauntyˈdʒɔn ti, ˈdʒɑn-
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dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce(adj)
marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
"a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
chipper, debonair, debonaire, jaunty(adj)
having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
"looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"
Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
The courtier was a jaunty fellow, attuned to the esoteric court gossip and attentive to the least beneficial wind of favor blowing from the throne.
Dapper or stylish.
He wore a jaunty outfit that was all the rage.
He walked down the street with a jaunty swaggering step, as if daring others less perfectly satisfied to intrude upon his good mood.
Origin: Formerly spelt janty, from gentil. See gentle, and compare genty.
airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner
Origin: [Formerly spelt janty, fr. F. gentil. See Gentle, and cf. Genty.]
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