jaunt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jaunt" in British English

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jauntnoun [C]

uk   /dʒɔːnt/  us   /dʒɑːnt/
a ​shortjourney for ​pleasure, sometimes ​including a ​stay: a ​Sunday jaunt into the ​hills

jauntverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /dʒɔːnt/  us   /dʒɑːnt/
to go on a ​shortjourney for ​pleasure: disapproving He's always jaunting off around the ​world on ​businesstrips, ​leaving his ​wife to ​cope with the ​babies by herself.
(Definition of jaunt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jauntnoun [C]

 us   /dʒɔnt, dʒɑnt/
a ​shorttrip for ​pleasure: a ​weekend jaunt
(Definition of jaunt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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