verb (used without object)
- jaundice of newborn,
- jaunting car,
- jauregg, julius wagner,
Origin of jaunt
Examples from the Web for jaunting
Carts with donkeys attached, resembled somewhat the jaunting car in Ireland.A Journey Through France in War Time|Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
An Irish jaunting car driver at Queenstown took out his tip in making change.The Old World and Its Ways|William Jennings Bryan
It, therefore, became necessary that she should ask her grandfather to lend her the jaunting car.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
His house was soon well furnished: she made him get her a jaunting car.Handy Andy, Volume One|Samuel Lover
Its one of the patriots of 98, said the jaunting car driver.One Irish Summer|William Eleroy Curtis
Word Origin for jaunt
1670s in modern sense of "short pleasure trip," earlier "tiresome journey" (1590s), earlier as a verb, "tire a horse by riding back and forth on it" (1560s), of unknown origin, perhaps from some obscure Old French word. As a verb in the modern sense from 1640s. Related: Jaunted; jaunting.