jaunty (adj.)

  1. marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; a dapper young man; a jaunty red hat

    [ Syn: dapper , dashing , natty , raffish , rakish , spiffy , snappy , spruce ]

  2. having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit- Frances G. Patton; life that is gay, brisk, and debonair- H.M.Reynolds; walked with a jaunty step; a jaunty optimist

    [ Syn: chipper , debonair , debonaire ]

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