- Airy; showy; finical; hence, characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
"The courtier was a jaunty fellow, attuned to the esoteric court gossip and attentive to the least beneficial wind of favor blowing from the throne."
- Ostentatiously self-confident.
"He walked down the street with a jaunty swaggering step, as if daring others less perfectly satisfied to intrude upon his good mood."
- Dapper or stylish.
"He wore a jaunty outfit that was all the rage."