Definition of Jauntiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of jaunty) ¹



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Definition of Jauntiest

1. jaunty [adj] - See also: jaunty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jauntiest

jaundiced
jaundices
jaundicing
jaunse
jaunsed
jaunses
jaunsing
jaunt
jaunted
jauntee
jaunter
jaunters
jauntie
jauntier
jaunties
jauntiest
jauntily
jauntiness
jauntinesses
jaunting
jaunting car
jauntingly
jaunts
jaunty
jaunty car
jaup
jauped
jauping
jaups
java

Literary usage of Jauntiest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"In my copy of "Johnson's Lives" Congreve's wig is the tallest, and put on with the jauntiest air of all the laurelled worthies. ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1900)
"She was nearly smothered in warm fur rugs; she wore the jauntiest little brown jacket and held the daintiest little brown muff you ever saw. ..."

3. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"Oh, I swear no closer fellow stains his bill in cherries mellow. Tra la la ! and tirra lirra 1 I 'm the jauntiest sentinel, Perched beside my jewel-casket, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"The Major came up to them after the service, with his well-brushed hat and wig, and his jauntiest, most cheerful air. He complimented them upon being seen ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"... cheeriest, jauntiest of mankind, but, what was still stranger, to all seeming the easiest on the score of expense, abounding in money, and living with a ..."

6. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"... speech but his jauntiest manner, " to offer you a full and ample apology — a personal apology — which only supplements that full public apology that my ..."

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