Definition of jaunty:
devilish, natty, sportive, cocky, vivacious, flip, spiffy, corky, cheerful, brash, free, whipping, jovial, strutting, alert, conceited, bold, pert, careful, nonchalant, snappish, breezy, spanking, high-spirited, free and easy, sporting, roistering, rattling, flippant, animated, joking, impish, presumptuous, assured, audacious, exhilarated, zippy, fashionable, raffish, spruce, free and easy, debonaire, facetious, saucy, devil-may-care, gamesome, hoydenish, cavalier, nippy, jocose, playful, dapper, good, bumptious, scampish, careless, waggish, easy, debonair, confident, airy, frolicsome, irreverent, reckless, stylish, cocksure, blithe, carefree, chipper, insouciant, snappy, cheeky, light, impertinent, attitude, airy, impetuous, frosty, brisk, crisp, venturesome, suave, debonnaire, nipping, perky, prankish, forward, frisky, provocative, sporty, gallant, swaggering, rakish, sprightly, dashing, swashbuckling, smart, breezy, rollicking, brazen, bouncy.
- cheerful (part of speech: adjective)
ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
- "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
For, flitting in and out of the bar during the game, and every now and then stooping over the old lady's shoulder to examine her hand, and exchange knowing looks with her, was the lithe little figure of Miss Patty, with her oval race, and merry eyes, and bright brown hair, and jaunty little cap, with fresh blue ribbons of the shade of the St. Ambrose colors.- "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
- "The Jervaise Comedy", J. D. Beresford.