n. jaunty; showy
There was a light burning in a little shanty that hadn't been lived in for a long time, and I wondered who had took up quarters there.
Sentence in Classic:
In this recess lies concealed a little shanty which leans against the portion of the ruin which has remained standing.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It was a roving shanty, the cabin of a land schooner, with black oilcloth seats along the side, and for desk, a pine board to be let down on hinges.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Once upon a time old Lafferty had been caught with a gang that had stolen cows from several of the poor people of the neighborhood and butchered them in an old shanty back of the yards and sold them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
For John, it had been a long, hard pull to get things started in the rickety old shanty that sheltered his school.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
After consultation with the citizens of Tuskegee, I set July 4, 1881, as the day for the opening of the school in the little shanty and church which had been secured for its accommodation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
New Hope Church was a nightmare of another life and so was Big Shanty, where they turned and fought the Yankees like demons.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context