Avaunt definition

ə-vônt, ə-vänt
(archaic) Begone; go away.
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The definition of avaunt is to be gone, leave or depart.

An example of avaunt is what a king would say to a servant to dismiss him from the room.

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Hence; away.
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(archaic) Begone; depart; a word of contempt or abhorrence, equivalent to the phrase "Get thee gone."
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(obsolete) A vaunt; a boast.
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(archaic) To vaunt; to boast.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
avaunt
Plural:
avaunts

Origin of avaunt

  • Middle English forward from Old French avant from Latin abante ab- from ab–1 ante before ante–

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1275–1325; Middle English, from Old French avant (“to the front”).

    From Wiktionary