adjective, jaun·ti·er, jaun·ti·est.
Origin of jaunty
Related formsjaun·ti·ly, adverbjaun·ti·ness, nounun·jaun·ty, adjective
Examples from the Web for jauntiness
Her jauntiness and carefree attitude appeals to him; the negative side is her carelessness.
The assurance and jauntiness which generally marked his demeanour and dress were, however, wanting.A Study In Scarlet|Arthur Conan Doyle
Monroe still ran springily and with the jauntiness which betokened the practised runner.The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men|Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
Though some of the names are not happily chosen, they call up many episodes of parade gaiety and jauntiness, or warlike fire.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes