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Definition of "jauntiness" []

  • The quality of being jaunty. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jauntiness" in a sentence
  • "Eileen's characteristic amalgam of irony and jauntiness is very difficult to separate out, but the air of exasperation is undisguised."
  • "I think one of their keys to success was an overall attitude of blithe, confident good humour which could be describe as "jauntiness" -- FDR was "jaunty" as was Clinton, Ike, Reagan and JFK (in a somewhat patrician way)."
  • "People who aren't graphics professionals or who don't have a particularly developed aesthetic choose Comic Sans so often simply because it looks more like handwriting than other typefaces, unaware that the "jauntiness" of the face is inappropriate in many typographical situations."