What does avaunt mean?

avaunt meaning in General Dictionary

To vaunt to boast

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  • A vaunt to brag
  • To advance to maneuver forward to raise
  • Begone leave a word of contempt or abhorrence equal to the expression ldquoGet thee gonerdquo
  • Begone; leave; -- a word of contempt or abhorrence, comparable to the expression "Get thee gone."
  • To advance; to move ahead; to elevate.
  • To depart; to go away.
  • To vaunt; to boast.
  • A vaunt; to brag.

avaunt meaning in Etymology Dictionary

interjection, belated 15c., "begone," virtually "move in," from center French avant "forward!" (see avant).


avaunt meaning in General Dictionary

(interj.) Begone; leave; -- a word of contempt or abhorrence, comparable to the phrase "Get thee gone."

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  • (v. t. & we.) To advance; to move forward; to raise.
  • (v. t. & i.) To leave; to go away.
  • (v. t. & i.) To vaunt; to brag.
  • (n.) A vaunt; to brag.