- 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.
- to go on a joyride.
Origin of joyride
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Examples 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.Heartthrob Jeremy London Hits Rock Bottom
June 30, 2010
A joyride in which a man was run down figured prominently in his first nights entertainment.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
- a ride taken for pleasure in a car, esp in a stolen car driven recklessly
- (intr) to take such a ride
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