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jaunty

jaun·ty

jaunty

 
pronunciation:
jawn ti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: jauntier, jauntiest
definition: having a light manner; lively and confident.
His jaunty step showed that he had regained his confidence.
synonyms:
carefree, happy-go-lucky, lighthearted
similar words:
buoyant, easy, jovial, light, lively
derivations: jauntily (adv.), jauntiness (n.)
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