Definitions

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  • n. One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who struts; one who bears himself jauntily; a fop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who jets or struts; a spruce fellow.

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Examples

  • Mason learned the speed-demon joys of water jetting with Steve, the world's most responsible water jetter.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • TOURE: It's especially true that the slang created by a certain sub-culture tells us what they dream of being -- think of how hip-hop has so many words for money like cream and jetter (ph) and duckets (ph) and loochie (ph) and on and on.

    CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2004

  • They came over the canyon that very night; a large group of them in a large jetter.

    This Crowded Earth

  • Five hundred and forty-two men moved by jetter to Colorado Springs; thence, by helicopter, to the canyon hideaway.

    This Crowded Earth

  • En fin il se jette sur Lisandre, et bien que par derriere on luy baille cent coups de poignards, il le prend, et le souleve, prest à le jetter du haut en bas d'une fenestre, si tous les autres ensemble, en se jettant sur luy, ne l'en eussent empesché.

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

  • All the direct blacks require working in strong baths to give anything like black shades; they all have, more or less, a bluish tone, which can be changed to a jetter shade by the addition of a yellow or green dye in small proportions, which has been done in one of the recipes given above.

    The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student

  • The addition of the fustic extract enables a much deeper and jetter shade of black to be dyed.

    The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student

  • I told him that I was extremely sorry that he had quitted the Corps de Noblesse pour se jetter dans le Commerce; but it is at present his only resource.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • L'on ne doit point jetter sous la table, ou par terre, les os, les ecorces, le vin ou autre chose semblable.

    George Washington's Rules of Civility

  • Et le bel Ami étant dans un Bateau seul avec sa Maîtresse voudra le jetter dans l'eau et se précipiter avec elle.

    Rousseau (Volume 1 and 2)

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