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English adjective: jaunty

1. jaunty marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners


SamplesA dapper young man.
A jaunty red hat.


Synonymsdapper, dashing, natty, raffish, rakish, snappy, spiffy, spruce


Similarfashionable, stylish


Antonymsunfashionable, unstylish

2. jaunty having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air


SamplesLooking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit.
Life that is gay, brisk, and debonair.
Walked with a jaunty step.
A jaunty optimist.


Synonymschipper, debonair, debonaire


Similarcheerful


Antonymscheerless, depressing, uncheerful









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