[ joi-rahyd ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪˌraɪd /
a pleasure ride in an automobile, especially when the vehicle is driven recklessly or used without the owner's permission.
a brief, emotionally exciting interlude.
verb (used without object), joy·rode, joy·rid·den, joy·rid·ing.
to go on a joyride.
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Example sentences from the Web for joyride
We got drunk, and I hooked him up with some Ecstasy and Xanax, and we took a joyride and partied for hours.
A joyride in which a man was run down figured prominently in his first nights entertainment.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal|Wyndham Martyn
British Dictionary definitions for joyride
a ride taken for pleasure in a car, esp in a stolen car driven recklessly
verb joy-ride -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden
(intr) to take such a ride
Derived forms of joyridejoyrider, nounjoyriding, noun
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