Adjective(1) marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners(2) having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
(1) He ran a hand through his unkempt, honey-colored hair, before giving a jaunty little bow.(2) Why does my hair, which is short on top and usually stands up in a jaunty sort of manner at home, go flat whenever I go to London?(3) The music faltered for a moment and resumed, just as happy and jaunty as ever.(4) Played at a quickstep tempo, the dirge was at once transformed into a jaunty , comic, oompah version of the Scottish anthem.(5) She had a jaunty manner├ö├ç┬¬ but there was more than that to be noticed about Miss Stuart.(6) His crimson eyes were locked onto her gaze; a cigarette protruding from his lips at a jaunty angle.(7) He casually walked down the stairs, humming a jaunty tune to himself as he did so.(8) Within minutes, everyone around the dinner table was wearing a paper hat at a rakishly jaunty angle and looking expectantly in my direction.(9) ├ö├ç├┐I have to tell you something,├ö├ç├û he said, pushing his tattered hat back at a jaunty angle.(10) The music is effortlessly organic and songs such as Fingerprints and Only One Way are jaunty despite their lyrically black quality.(11) Even the jaunty theme tune is reminiscent of his earlier BAFTA - winning success.(12) There are some wonderful turns of phrase in this fast-moving novel, powered by sassy dialogue and the jaunty mindset of its heroine.(13) Maybe instead of a white hat, something in beige would look jaunty .(14) Yet beneath the jaunty public veneer, he was far less self-assured.(15) Whistling a jaunty tune to herself, she watched the group of students file out of the lecture hall wearily.(16) A recent recruit from Liverpool who joined his Stafford Street office was welcomed with a few jaunty choruses from a sea shanty.
1. cheerful ::
2. snappy ::
3. chipper ::
1. dead ::
2. inactive ::
3. inanimate ::
4. lackadaisical ::
5. languid ::
6. limp ::
7. listless ::
8. vapid ::
Different Formsjauntily, jaunty
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