Jaunt vs Picnic - What's the difference?

jaunt | picnic |


As a noun jaunt

is (archaic) a wearisome journey.

As a verb jaunt

is to ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.

jaunt

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) A wearisome journey.
  • * Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aĆ«ry 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.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
  • To ride on a jaunting car.
  • (obsolete) To jolt; to jounce.
  • (Bale)

    Derived terms

    * jaunting car

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    picnic

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A meal eaten outdoors or in another informal setting.
  • We went out for a picnic in the forest.
  • An easy or pleasant task.
  • We remind the guests that dealing with this problem is no picnic , and to be patient.
  • (obsolete) An entertainment at which each person contributed some dish to a common table.
  • Derived terms

    * picnic basket * picnic box * picnicker * picnic sheet * picnic table

    Verb

  • To eat a picnic.
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