What does the word jaunty mean?

Usage examples for jaunty

  1. Dick was next on the batting list, and he strode to the plate with his usual jaunty step. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  2. 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 by Bertram Mitford