Synonyms for jaunty
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- 1. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish
- usage: marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
- 2. chipper, debonair, debonaire, jaunty, cheerful (vs. depressing)
- usage: having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"