noun \ˈji-ˌrīd\

: a fast car ride taken for pleasure; especially : a ride in a stolen car

Full Definition of JOYRIDE

:  a ride taken for pleasure (as in a car or aircraft); especially :  an automobile ride marked by reckless driving (as in a stolen car)
:  conduct or action resembling a joyride especially in disregard of cost or consequences
joyride intransitive verb
joy·rid·er \-ˌrī-dər\ noun
joy·rid·ing noun

Examples of JOYRIDE

  1. Some teenager stole my car and took it for a joyride.

First Known Use of JOYRIDE



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