Definition of jaunty Pronunciation
1. Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
The courtier was a jaunty fellow, attuned to the esoteric court gossip and attentive to the least beneficial wind of favor blowing from the throne.
2. Dapper or stylish.
He wore a jaunty outfit that was all the rage.
3. Ostentatiously self-confident.
He walked down the street with a jaunty swaggering step, as if daring others less perfectly satisfied to intrude upon his good mood.
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English - English - jaunty Pronunciation
adj. lively, merry; stylish but sporty
English - Spanish - jaunty Pronunciation
adj. desenvuelto; alegre; garboso, festivo
English - French - jaunty Pronunciation
adj. vif, éveillé; animé; joyeux, gai; élégant mais sportif
English - German - jaunty Pronunciation
adj. leicht, lebhaft; keck (Kleidungsstück)
English - Italian - jaunty Pronunciation
agg. disinvolto, spigliato; spavaldo, sicuro di sé; allegro, gaio, vivace; elegante, di classe
English - Portuguese - jaunty Pronunciation
adj. alegre; garboso, vistoso
English - Russian - jaunty Pronunciation
прил. веселый, бойкий, беспечный, самодовольный, развязный, небрежно развязный
English - Turkish - jaunty Pronunciation
s. şık, havalı, kaygısız, şen
English - Dutch - jaunty Pronunciation
bn. zwierig, kwiek (ook van kledingstuk)
English - Greek - jaunty Pronunciation
επίθ. κομψός, εύχαρις, ευχάριστος, ζωηρός, ξένοιαστος, κεφάτος, καμαρωτός
English - Chinese - jaunty Pronunciation
(形) 快活的, 轻快的, 活泼的
English - Chinese - jaunty Pronunciation
(形) 快活的, 輕快的, 活潑的
English - Japanese - jaunty Pronunciation
(形) 快活な; 粋な
English - Korean - jaunty Pronunciation
형. 기분이 거뜬하고 쾌활한, 말쑥한, 멋진

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Synonyms for jaunty
virile: dapper, clean-cut, athletic, handsome, robust, slick