Definition of jaunty adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    jaunty

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈdʒɔnti//
     
    (jauntier, jauntiest)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1showing that you are feeling confident and pleased with yourself synonym cheerful a jaunty smile a hat set at a jaunty angle
  2. 2lively a jaunty tune
NAmE//ˈdʒɔntəli//
 
adverb He set off jauntily, whistling to himself.
NAmE//ˈdʒɔntinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: jaunty