Definition of jaunt :
1. A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
2. A wearisome journey.
3. To jolt; to jounce.
4. To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
5. To ride on a jaunting car.
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expedition (part of speech: noun)
wander (part of speech: verb)
- John Moseley insisted on putting the bays in requisition to carry Denbigh for the first stage, and they now stood caparisoned for the jaunt, with their master in a less joyous mood than common, waiting the appearance of his companion. - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
- Luke had to attend Professor Keeps on his first jaunt into the interior of the island, and was gone a week. - "The Corner House Girls on Palm Island", Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch.
- If the family's going to jaunt abroad I've got to jaunt too! - "The Jolliest School of All", Angela Brazil.