a short journey, especially one taken for pleasure.
to make a short journey.
- jaunt·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use jaunt in a sentence
If you don’t have a pet, lockdown without constant potty breaks or jaunts through the neighborhood can be even more contained.Dog owners may catch COVID-19 more often, but the reason will surprise you | Sara Kiley Watson | December 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
A casual jaunt over to Mars no longer seems like a fantastical vision statement.Breakthrough NASA Study Discovers Surprising Key to Astronauts’ Health in Space | Shelly Fan | December 2, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Doctors immediately criticized the jaunt outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, saying the president had put everyone inside the vehicle at risk.President’s blood oxygen levels dropped twice in recent days, doctors say | Derek Hawkins, Felicia Sonmez, Seung Min Kim, Hannah Knowles | October 5, 2020 | Washington Post
Because I want the ability to leave my iPhone, and all its distractions, at home during my neighborhood jaunts.
As we’ll see, their union targets automating the elaborate dance between lenders and lawyers that turns what’s now a long journey into a digital jaunt.First he took energy trading and the NYSE electronic. Now Jeff Sprecher of ICE shares his plans to digitize your mortgage | Shawn Tully | September 2, 2020 | Fortune
I went back while Lorne [Michaels] was on his 5-year jaunt in the wilderness, and Ebersol was producing.Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel | Marlow Stern | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No flight is ever allowed to take off without a safety demonstration, and this jaunt is no different.
Our driver for our weekend jaunt into the mountains was right out of central casting.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea | Vijai Maheshwari | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They even tacked an extra day onto the jaunt, playing hooky that Tuesday.After 44 Years Apart, Mother and Daughter Reunited by Facebook | Nina Strochlic | May 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is no reason to think that Palin's jaunt abroad will be any more successful.
Their journeyings were on the scale of a jaunt to Switzerland as compared with Mr. Norman's.
Usually when on a shooting jaunt of several hours from camp several porters go along to carry home the game.In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
I think we'll go for a jaunt, if you're ready, as the light falls quickly here.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
This has been a long excursus, and we must get back to our jaunt on the plain.Birds of the Rockies | Leander Sylvester Keyser
“Why, this might be an up-the-river jaunt,” said Denham, as the appetising daintiness of each article of food revealed itself.Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for jaunt
a short pleasurable excursion; outing
(intr) to go on such an excursion
- jauntingly, adverb
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