jauntily jauntily  /ˈdʒɔn tə li/


  • (adv) in a jaunty fashionable manner


  1. They set off jauntily, she getting a job busing tables, he doing manual labor.
  2. The trio in the dock saluted jauntily, broke into broad smiles as they marched out.
  3. Three years ago, jauntily riding home from a successful business trip, Seor Fimbres found his hacienda ransacked, his wife lying horribly mutilated on her bed.


  • Gail Scandrett: 'Lollies' bring a summer blessing

    A young robin hops jauntily across the paint-chipped redwood boards of our veranda's white fence rails and pauses. Rare early-morning sunlight glances on damp, emerald leaves that vibrate ever so slightly as his pointy beak works quickly through them.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian


  • Acocella tells us, "Bourgeois recalls that when Mapplethorpe asked to photograph her she was afraid; she knew that his work was about men, with big penises. So she brought her penis, Fillette, carrying it jauntily under her arm, like an Hermès...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Joan Acocella Source: Newsday

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