Definitions for jauntdʒɔnt, dʒɑnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jauntdʒɔnt, dʒɑnt(n.)

  1. a short journey, esp. one taken for pleasure.

  2. (v.i.)to make a short journey.

Origin of jaunt:

1560–70; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay(verb)

    a journey taken for pleasure

    "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"

  2. travel, trip, jaunt(verb)

    make a trip for pleasure


  1. jaunt(Noun)

    A wearisome journey.

  2. jaunt(Noun)

    A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.

  3. jaunt(Verb)

    To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.

  4. jaunt(Verb)

    To ride on a jaunting car.

  5. jaunt(Verb)

    To jolt; to jounce.

  6. Origin: Compare Scots jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Swedish ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perhaps akin to English jump. Compare jaunce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaunt(verb)

    to ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion

  2. Jaunt(verb)

    to ride on a jaunting car

  3. Jaunt(verb)

    to jolt; to jounce

  4. Jaunt(noun)

    a wearisome journey

  5. Jaunt(noun)

    a short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey

Translations for jaunt

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a brief trip or journey made for pleasure

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