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jaunty

  
  ( jauntier    comparative)   ( jauntiest    superlative  ) If you describe someone or something as jaunty, you mean that they are full of confidence and energy.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a jaunty little man...     
  jauntily      adv   ADV with v, ADV adj  
He walked jauntily into the cafe...     
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jaunty

  
  
airy, breezy, buoyant, carefree, dapper, gay, high-spirited, lively, perky, self-confident, showy, smart, sparky, sprightly, spruce, trim  
  
Antonyms     
   dignified, dull, lifeless, sedate, serious, staid  

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