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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a lively manner.

Usage examples (32)
  • With jaunty steps, they headed down the path to the picnic spot.
  • Holly and I hung out at the SFWA suite for awhile, where I somehow got talked into promising to knit Jeremy Lassen a "jaunty" scarf to go with his zoot suit convention...
  • I love the word jaunty to describe Mr. C.
  • They went down the avenue at an extremely rapid pace, Priscilla moving in a kind of jaunty canter. for more
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