jaun·ty /ˈʤɔnti, ˈʤɑn-/
Jaun·ty a. [Compar. Jauntier superl. Jauntiest.] Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
adj 1: marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young
man"; "a jaunty red hat" [syn: dapper, dashing, natty,
raffish, rakish, smart, 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]
[also: jauntiest, jauntier]