Definitions for: Jauntiness


[n] a breezy liveliness; "a delightful breeziness of manner"
[n] stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance



Webster (1913) Definition: Jaun"ti*ness, n.
The quality of being jaunty.

That jauntiness of air I was once master of. --Addison.

Synonyms: breeziness, dapperness, nattiness, rakishness

See Also: chic, chicness, last word, life, liveliness, modishness, smartness, spirit, sprightliness, stylishness, swank




Famous Quotes Containing Jauntiness:


His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.

-- Edmund Wilson (American Critic)


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