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jaunt

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noun \ˈjȯnt, ˈjänt\

Definition of jaunt

  1. 1 :  a usually short journey or excursion undertaken especially for pleasure a weekend jaunt to the coast

  2. 2 archaic :  a tiring trip

Origin and Etymology of jaunt

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1592


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jaunt

verb

Definition of jaunt

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a usually short journey for pleasure

  3. 2 archaic :  to trudge about

Examples of jaunt in a sentence

  1. a four-day jaunt to the mountains

  2. took a leisurely jaunt up to the mountains for the day

Origin and Etymology of jaunt

see 1jaunt


First Known Use: 1575


JAUNT Defined for English Language Learners


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jaunt

verb

Definition of jaunt for English Language Learners

  • : a brief trip taken for pleasure


JAUNT Defined for Kids

jaunt

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noun

Definition of jaunt for Students

  1. :  a short pleasure trip



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