Example sentences for: jaunty

How can you use “jaunty” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This translation conveys the meaning of the French title, all right, but is nevertheless unacceptable because such jaunty informality would be totally out of character for the priest whose warm yet solemn farewell at a tragic parting gives the movie its title.

  • You meet the same cleareyed, jaunty, generous, doleful, complicated people in many of her characters that she offers in person.

  • The actor has been chewing the scenery for so long--brilliantly--that I wasn't sure he had this kind of jaunty star turn in him.

  • It revealed his gift for juggling the unbalanceable demands of life with children, and for sounding serenely jaunty as he did it.

  • As a Republican congresswoman from Connecticut and later, as Eisenhower's ambassador to Italy, she brought a jaunty Realpolitik to the anti-Communist cause.


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