adjective, jaun·ti·er, jaun·ti·est.
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Origin of jaunty
OTHER WORDS FROM jauntyjaun·ti·ly, adverbjaun·ti·ness, nounun·jaun·ty, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for jaunty
Combined with the jaunty tune, you’d almost believe the robots are having a good time together if you didn’t know they’re just performing their programmed movements.The Boston Dynamics robots are surprisingly good dancers|Stan Horaczek|December 31, 2020|Popular Science
“Fly to My Room” is next, a jaunty song with a cute Ariana Grande-ish vibe that’s all about turning your room into a fantasy world tour because you’re stuck inside and can’t leave.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
Meanwhile, New York Magazine ran a jauntily satirical article—“Bro, Can You Spare, Like, Five Bills?”
Springer jauntily replies, quickly adding that his tawdry syndicated show is probably a more accurate harbinger of the End Times.
And let's not forget death panels, Sarah Palin's jauntily inflammatory phrase for the "Independent Medicare Advisory Board."
Dodichet entered the room as jauntily as if it were a tavern, leading his intimate friend by the hand.San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams|Charles Paul de Kock
He dabbed at a cut on his temple from which issued a tiny crimson stream, and jauntily shook back his hair.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
Lin regarded in silence his brother, who was speaking so jauntily of the first and last home they had ever had.Lin McLean|Owen Wister
She continued to tingle after he had jauntily departed with his basket and clattered away in his delivery wagon.Missy|Dana Gatlin
"On the contrary, he's delighted," said Mr. Barrymore jauntily.My Friend the Chauffeur|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson