Definition of "jaunt" [jaunt]

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

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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."