joy ride


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joy ride

n. Slang
1. A ride taken for fun and often for the thrills provided by reckless driving.
2. A hazardous, reckless, often costly venture.

joy′-ride′ v.
joy rider n.
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Because honestly, that's what this band is: the world's loudest joy ride.
This is a complete joy ride that offers the best of Pakistan - from melodious beats, to scenic locations and a script that is completely our own,' said Jerjees Seja, co-producer of the movie at a media event for the film hosted by ARY Films and Showcase Films, here, according to a press release on Wednesday.
It basically looks like right now that a bunch of juveniles were out on a joy ride," Cooper said.
Speaking about the movie, Sunil Udhani, who is the head of Multivision Multimedia which is gearing up to release the new comic film in Indian theatres, said that 'Last Vegas' brings together Hollywood royalty and added that the movie will take Indian fans on a laughter-inducing joy ride.
According to the police, the four were on a joy ride to Delhi after attending a party and were test driving their new Honda CRV car.
com)-- Hollywood isn't the only place that the film industry is alive says Joy Ride Productions founder/ director of a new psychological thriller, Saint.
JONES the Jag (Daily Post 7 February), Welsh Secretary David Jones''s recent joy ride promoting Wylfa B has suffered a setback, not least with events in Cumbria and within his own party.
One thing is for sure though, that same joy ride can turn into a death ride.
Working with Capital FM and Game, The Pallasades will be running a competition over the August Bank Holiday to win an XBOX 360 4GB console and Kinect with Kinect Adventures and Joy Ride games all worth pounds 229.
Both events run from 10am till 5pm and will feature Kinect Adventures, Kinectimals, Kinect Joy Ride, Kinect Sports, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved and Dance Central.
When he tells his coworker Catherine Keener about his new-found celebrity joy ride, they form a business partnership that offers jaded New Yorkers the chance to be the actor for 15 minutes at $200 a time.