English adjective: jaunty
|1.||jaunty marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners|
|Samples||A dapper young man.|
A jaunty red hat.
|Synonyms||dapper, dashing, natty, raffish, rakish, snappy, spiffy, spruce|
|2.||jaunty having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air|
|Samples||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||chipper, debonair, debonaire|
|Antonyms||cheerless, depressing, uncheerful|