jaunty

Part of speech: adverb

Jauntily.

Part of speech: noun

JAUNTINESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Careless; sprightly.

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Usage examples "jaunty":

  1. " The end of last week, sir," said the man, with a jaunty air. - "The Case of Richard Meynell", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
  2. Dick was next on the batting list, and he strode to the plate with his usual jaunty step. - "Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball", J. W. Duffield.
  3. He passed through the door, which was being held open for him, for the Squire had already rung, and went down the stairs with jaunty step. - "The Red Derelict", Bertram Mitford.