Origin of vaunty
First recorded in 1715–25; vaunt
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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Historical Examples of vaunty
No wonder that our apathy annoyed the parties, who had so just a reason to "be vaunty" of so expensive an establishment!
Then the Scots would fain be at home again, Their vaunty spirits leave them.