jaunt

Definitions


[dʒɔːnt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a short excursion or journey made for pleasure
(e.g: her regular jaunts to Europe)


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Origin:
late 16th century: of unknown origin. Originally depreciatory, early senses included ‘tire a horse out by riding it up and down’, ‘traipse about’, and (as a noun) ‘troublesome journey’. The current positive sense dates from the mid 17th century


[dʒɔːnt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- go on a short journey for pleasure
(e.g: they went jaunting through Ireland)


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