Jauntiness
Jauntiness Jaun"ti*ness, n. The quality of being jaunty. [1913 Webster]

That jauntiness of air I was once master of. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jauntiness — noun The quality of being jaunty. That jauntiness of air I was once master of …   Wiktionary

  • jauntiness — jaunty ► ADJECTIVE (jauntier, jauntiest) ▪ having a lively and self confident manner. DERIVATIVES jauntily adverb jauntiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «well bred, genteel»: from French gentil well born …   English terms dictionary

  • jauntiness — noun see jaunty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jauntiness — See jauntily. * * * …   Universalium

  • jauntiness — jaun·ti·ness || dʒɔːntɪnɪs n. liveliness, gaiety; stylishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jauntiness — jaun·ti·ness …   English syllables

  • jauntiness — noun 1. a breezy liveliness a delightful breeziness of manner • Syn: ↑breeziness • Derivationally related forms: ↑jaunty, ↑breezy (for: ↑breeziness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • breeziness — noun 1. a mildly windy state of the air • Syn: ↑windiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑windy (for: ↑windiness), ↑breezy • Hypernyms: ↑storminess …   Useful english dictionary

  • dapperness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑nattiness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nattiness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑dapperness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper ( …   Useful english dictionary

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