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Compare Scots jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Swedish ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perhaps akin to English jump. Compare jaunce.

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Singular
Jaunt

Plural
Jaunts

Jaunt (plural Jaunts)
  1. (archaic) A wearisome journey.
    • Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aëry jaunt, though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. - Milton
  2. A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.

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Infinitive
to Jaunt

Third person singular
Jaunts

Simple past
Jaunted

Past participle
Jaunted

Present participle
Jaunting

to Jaunt (third-person singular simple present Jaunts, present participle Jaunting, simple past and past participle Jaunted)
  1. (intransitive) To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
  2. (intransitive) To ride on a jaunting car.
  3. (transitive) (obsolete) To jolt; to jounce.

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