- The definition of a jaunt is a short vacation.
An example of a jaunt is a weekend away at a bed and breakfast.
jaunt definition by Webster's New World
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to take a short trip for pleasure
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
such a trip; excursion
jaunt definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A short trip or excursion, usually for pleasure; an outing.intransitive verb jaunt·ed, jaunt·ing, jaunts
To make a short journey.
Origin: Origin unknown.