jaunting


jaunting

noun

  1. a short journey, especially one taken for pleasure.

verb (used without object)

  1. to make a short journey.

noun

  1. a short pleasurable excursion; outing

verb

  1. (intr) to go on such an excursion
n.

1670s in modern sense of “short pleasure trip,” earlier “tiresome journey” (1590s), earlier as a verb, “tire a horse by riding back and forth on it” (1560s), of unknown origin, perhaps from some obscure Old French word. As a verb in the modern sense from 1640s. Related: Jaunted; jaunting.

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