As nouns the difference between itinerant and jaunt
is that itinerant
is a homeless person while jaunt
is (archaic) a wearisome journey.
As an adjective itinerant
is which travels to perform its functions.
As a verb jaunt is
to ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
Habitually travelling from place to place.
- an itinerant preacher or peddler
- The king's own courts were then itinerant , being kept in the king's palace, and removing with his household in those royal progresses which he continually made.
One who travels from place to place.
(Ireland) a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.
(archaic) A wearisome journey.
* Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aëry jaunt , though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. - Milton
A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
To ride on a jaunting car.
(obsolete) To jolt; to jounce.
* jaunting car