Definition of avaunt in English:

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avaunt

Pronunciation: /əˈvɔːnt/

exclamation

archaic
Go away: avaunt, you worm-faced fellows of the night!
More example sentences
  • He led the litany with, ‘Christians, avaunt! ‘and the crowd responded, ‘Epicureans, avaunt!’
  • Avaunt, and quit my sight!
  • To thee, O Sickness, I say avaunt!

Origin

Late Middle English: from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French avant, from Latin ab 'from' + ante 'before'.

Words that rhyme with avaunt

daunt, flaunt, gaunt, haunt, jaunt, taunt, vaunt

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