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jaunt

noun \ ˈjȯnt , ˈjänt \

Definition of jaunt

1 :a usually short journey or excursion undertaken especially for pleasure
  • a weekend jaunt to the coast
2 archaic :a tiring trip

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

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Origin and Etymology of jaunt

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jaunt

verb

Definition of jaunt

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

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Origin and Etymology of jaunt

see 1jaunt


JAUNT Defined for English Language Learners

jaunt

noun

Definition of jaunt for English Language Learners

  • : a brief trip taken for pleasure


JAUNT Defined for Kids

jaunt

noun

Definition of jaunt for Students

:a short pleasure trip


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