jaunt [n] expedition adventure, airing, amble, beat, canter, circuit, constitutional, course, cruise, drive, excursion, frolic, gallop, hike, jog, journey, junket, march, outing, patrol, peregrination, picnic, promenade, prowl, ramble, ride, round, roundabout, run, safari, sally, saunter, stroll, tour, tramp, travel, trek, trip, turn, voyage, walk; concepts 159,195,224

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  • Jaunt — Jaunt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jaunting}.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. {Jaunce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaunt — Jaunt, n. 1. A wearisome journey. [R.] [1913 Webster] Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his a[ e]ry jaunt, though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A short excursion for pleasure or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaunt — Jaunt, v. t. To jolt; to jounce. [Obs.] Bale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaunt — [dʒo:nt US dʒo:nt, dʒa:nt] n a short trip for pleasure ▪ a weekend jaunt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jaunt — [ dʒɔnt ] noun count a short trip that you take for fun ╾ jaunt verb intransitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jaunt — jaunt·ing·ly; jaunt; …   English syllables

  • jaunt — ► NOUN ▪ a short excursion for pleasure. ► VERB ▪ go on a jaunt. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • jaunt — index perambulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jaunt — (n.) 1670s in modern sense of short pleasure trip, earlier tiresome journey (1590s), earlier as a verb, tire a horse by riding back and forth on it (1560s), of unknown origin, perhaps from some obscure Old French word. As a verb in the modern… …   Etymology dictionary

  • jaunt — n excursion, *journey, trip, tour, voyage, cruise, expedition, pilgrimage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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