- 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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Related Wordsthrill, enjoyment, joy, comfort, gratification, satisfaction, contentment, luxury, hobby, amusement, bliss, transportation, expedition, outing, drive, tour, jaunt, excursion, ride, run
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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