joyride(redirected from joyrides)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
a ride taken for pleasure in a car, esp in a stolen car driven recklessly
vb, -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden
(intr) to take such a ride
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., v. -rode, -rid•den, -rid•ing. n.
1. a pleasure ride in an automobile, esp. when the vehicle is driven recklessly or used without the owner's permission.
2. a brief exciting or reckless interlude.v.i.
3. to go on a joyride.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||joyride - a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure; "they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars"|
|Verb||1.||joyride - ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it; "We tooled down the street"|
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
tool - drive; "The convertible tooled down the street"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
1. (= irresponsible action) → escapada f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005