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Definition 1: having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where jaunty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit
  • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair
  • walked with a jaunty step
  • a jaunty optimist

Synonyms for jaunty in the sense of this definition

(jaunty is similar to ...) being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits

"her cheerful nature" "a cheerful greeting" "a cheerful room" "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

Definition 2: marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where jaunty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dapper young man
  • a jaunty red hat

Synonyms for jaunty in the sense of this definition

(jaunty is similar to ...) being or in accordance with current social fashions

"fashionable clothing" "the fashionable side of town" "a fashionable cafe"

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