how to pronounce jaunty


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the above transcription of jaunty is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

jaunty is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of jaunty in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like a jaunty walk like he's quite …”

meanings of jaunty


  1. Ostentatiously self-confident.
  2. Characterized by an affected or fantastical manner.
  3. Dapper or stylish.
  4. Airy; showy; finical.


  1. A master-at-arms onboard a Royal Navy ship.


  1. A traditional nickname for a Royal Navy master-at-arms.

jaunty frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jaunty occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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