Definition of "jaunt" []

  • A short trip or excursion, usually for pleasure; an outing. (noun)
  • To make a short journey. (verb-intransitive)
  • A short pleasurable excursion; outing (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To go on such an excursion (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "jaunt" in a sentence
  • "The most scenic jaunt is the St. Mary Lake tour, which departs from the Rising Sun Boat Dock ($22 per person)."
  • "Summer Spain jaunt: The first lady's advisers told her it was not a great idea to take a luxury international vacation in the dog days of summer, when most Americans were planning low-budget staycations."
  • "Don Palomares (when did you become a DON?), No we haven't made the jaunt from the airport before."