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jaunty

adjective uk   /ˈdʒɔːn.ti/  us   /ˈdʒɑːn.t̬i/
showing that you are happy and confident: a jaunty grin/step. When he came back his hat was at a jaunty angle and he was smiling.
jauntily
adverb uk   /-tɪ.li/  us   /-t̬ɪ.li/
He scampered jauntily down the stairs.
jauntiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “jaunty”
in Vietnamese vui nhộn…
in Spanish alegre, garboso…
in Thai ร่าเริง…
in Malaysian ceria…
in French désinvolte…
in German munter…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕鬆活潑的, 喜氣洋洋的…
in Indonesian ceria…
in Russian веселый, бойкий…
in Turkish mutlu, neşeli, kendinden emin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻松活泼的, 喜洋洋的…
in Polish raźny…
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