hay·​ride | \ ˈhā-ˌrīd How to pronounce hayride (audio) \

Definition of hayride

: a pleasure ride usually at night by a group in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck partly filled with straw or hay

Examples of hayride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Included in the post are family photos taken in front of a hayride, corn maze and a shot of the trio standing on a bridge. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, 22 Oct. 2021 The event, for people of all ages, will include crafts, food, fun, games and a hayride. cleveland, 8 Oct. 2021 The program will include feed for the animals, a hayride through Cattail Creek, and pumpkin and corn harvesting. Erin Hardy, baltimoresun.com, 27 Oct. 2021 For access to the hayride, trick or treat, Midnight Mortuary and Dead End Diner area, the cost is $39.99. Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 7 Oct. 2021 Visitors can also find a hayride, experience leaves falling at Celebration Town Center and browse deals from local vendors. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, 24 Sep. 2021 Enjoy a hayride around Lake Gregory and make s’mores at the campfire. Annie Alleman, chicagotribune.com, 20 Sep. 2021 Start with the Haunted Woods and make your way through the old City Ghost Ride haunted hayride, Skeletal Visions 3D Zone, and the Doomsday Doll Factory Haunted House. Kaitlyn Mcinnis, Forbes, 29 Sep. 2021 Head to the onsite 18,000-square-foot Whisper Creek Farm for pumpkin picking and carving with the resort’s Olympic world champion culinary artist and carver, or take a hayride around the corn maze. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of hayride

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hayride was in 1896

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“Hayride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hayride. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of hayride

: an informal event in which a group of people ride for pleasure in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck that is partly filled with straw or hay


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