Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner. (adjective)
Dapper or stylish. (adjective)
Ostentatiously self-confident. (adjective)
Examples of word jaunty
The young puppets in jaunty swimming trunks, although they magically execute flashy dives and swim through air, are, if anything, more poignant still.
The German women -- bronzed, buxom lasses, for the most part, in jaunty hats and feathers -- look very sharp after their young men, interfering sadly between them and the insinuating sergeants.
It’s the story of a man-eating plant that eventually takes over the world, told in jaunty 1960s-style doo-wop, written by a little-known team called Ashman and Mencken who would eventually fade into obscurity after producing little-known Disney musicals like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin.
He had tied a kerchief around his neck in a way that could only be described as jaunty.
You may recall the jaunty ceramic pots from the last trip to H&G.