That song would soon morph from the jaunty clip of the light rail to the siren sounds of jazz.
"It's been weeks since I left my mark," he said in his jaunty British accent.
She perfectly captures the jaunty, businesslike hooker enjoying the absurd side of her job.
Baldwin introduced the show wearing a jaunty blue blazer, but conducted the taped interview wearing a sober gray suit.
So there he was, arrayed in jaunty cap, and a swallow-tailed coat with brass buttons.
He would have to dissemble, and he rejoined his party with what he intended for a jaunty air.
The jaunty airs and scornful disregard began to warm Thistlewood's blood a little.
What a jaunty, ugly, devil-may-care set of fellows they were!
She brought out from her trunk a dark blue velvet suit and a cap of the same with a jaunty bird's wing on one side.
He could not resist the temptation, also, of purchasing a small, jaunty cane.
1660s, "elegant, stylish," from French gentil "nice, pleasing," in Old French "noble" (see gentle). Form reflects attempt to render the French pronunciation of gentil. Meaning "easy and sprightly in manner" first attested 1670s. Related: Jauntily; jauntiness.