jaunt


1jaunt

verb \ˈjnt, ˈjänt\

Definition of JAUNT

intransitive verb
1
archaic :  to trudge about
2
:  to make a usually short journey for pleasure

Origin of JAUNT

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1575

Rhymes with JAUNT

2jaunt

noun

: a brief trip taken for pleasure

Full Definition of JAUNT

1
archaic :  a tiring trip
2
:  an excursion undertaken especially for pleasure

Examples of JAUNT

  1. a four-day jaunt to the mountains
  2. <took a leisurely jaunt up to the mountains for the day>

First Known Use of JAUNT

1592

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