[ UK /d‍ʒˈɔːnt/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɔnt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a journey taken for pleasure
    it was merely a pleasure trip
    many summer excursions to the shore
    after cautious sashays into the field
VERB
  1. make a trip for pleasure
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How To Use jaunt In A Sentence

  • We used to go off on little jaunts on it while we were in Panama. Times, Sunday Times
  • A busy owner could get to it cheaply from the UK and take it on little jaunts. Times, Sunday Times
  • We were also greeted by a large man in rumpled chef's whites and a rakish black beret, a handkerchief knotted jauntily around his neck.
  • The use of the word tilted in the sentence "Thinking caps tilted at a jaunty angle". EW.com: Today's Latest Headlines
  • There is jaunty fairground music playing but one of the rabbits looks a bit mournful. The Sun
  • It was light and breezy with jaunty incidental music and you could totally see what the producers had in mind. Times, Sunday Times
  • We move around every few weeks to a new destination (with the exception of the winter months when we stay in Bonita Springs, FL for several months in a row, with occasional jaunts on the weekends). Zumbox: A Viable Paper Mail Killer?
  • There ain't many jaunty little anecdotes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Tremain's novel is altogether jauntier, more various and energetic than these quotations imply.
  • The jaunty incidental music that has accompanied her progress from bedroom, through kitchen, to surgery ceases. Times, Sunday Times
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