Definition of Jauntily

1. Adverb. In a jaunty fashionable manner. "His hat sat jauntily on his full brown hair"

Partainyms: Jaunty



Definition of Jauntily

1. adv. In a jaunty manner.

Definition of Jauntily

1. Adverb. In an airy, showy, or affected manner. ¹

2. Adverb. In a dapper or stylish manner. ¹

3. Adverb. In an ostentatiously self-confident manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jauntily

1. jaunty [adv] - See also: jaunty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jauntily

jaundices
jaundicing
jaunse
jaunsed
jaunses
jaunsing
jaunt
jaunted
jauntee
jaunter
jaunters
jauntie
jauntier
jaunties
jauntiest
jauntily (current term)
jauntiness
jauntinesses
jaunting
jaunting car
jauntingly
jaunts
jaunty
jaunty car
jaup
jauped
jauping
jaups
java
javac

Literary usage of Jauntily

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1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"Even the short perspective of an individual life reveals man at its close absorbed by the same ground on which he lately walked so jauntily, boasting that ..."

2. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"Even the short perspective of an individual life reveals man at its close absorbed by the same ground on which he lately walked so jauntily, boasting that ..."

3. The Orchid by Robert Grant (1905)
"Let it be two, by all means," he said jauntily. "It shall be two," she replied with the assurance of a necromancer confident of compelling respect for his ..."

4. The Works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë, Patrick Branwell Brontë, Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë (1896)
"passed jauntily from hymn to hymn and from tune to tune, with an ease and buoyancy all their own. " Oh ! who can explain This struggle for life, ..."

5. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1908)
"... cannot treat life so jauntily, for he has to make his living: and when a man is forced to live in Lotus-land, it is Lotus-land no longer. ..."

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