jaunt (plural jaunts)
- (archaic) A wearisome journey.
- 1671, John Milton, “Book the Fourth”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗:
- Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aëry jaunt, though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest.
- A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
jaunt (jaunts, present participle jaunting; past and past participle jaunted)
- (intransitive) To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
- (intransitive) To ride on a jaunting car.
- (transitive, obsolete) To jolt; to jounce.