joy ride

/ˈdʒɔɪ raɪd/ (say 'joy ruyd)

noun
1. a ride, as in a motor vehicle, boat, etc., undertaken for pleasure.
2. such a ride involving reckless driving in a motor vehicle, especially one that is stolen.
3. a junket (def. 5).
{US (1900s)

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • joy ride — joy ride, Informal. 1. a ride in an automobile or other vehicle for pleasure, especially when it is driven recklessly or without the owner s permission. 2. a ride for pleasure in any vehicle. joy ride «JOY RYD», intransitive verb, rode, rid|den,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Joy Ride — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Joyride – Spritztour Originaltitel: Joy Ride Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2001 Länge: 97 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • joy-ride — /ˈdʒɔɪ raɪd / (say joy ruyd) verb (i) (joy rode, joy riding) to take a joy ride. –joy rider, noun –joy riding, noun, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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  • joy ride — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. reckless drive, pleasure trip, spin; see drive 1 , race 3 …   English dictionary for students

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