joy ride

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joy ride

1. n. a drinking bout or party. There’s a little joy ride over at Tom’s.
2. n. a state of euphoria from drug use. (Drugs.) Ernie’s on a little joy ride right now and can’t come to the phone.
3. n. a ride where the passenger does not return alive. (Underworld.) Mr. Big wanted Sam to take Harry the Horse on a joy ride.
See also: joy, ride
References in classic literature ?
She and the gentleman who had donned prison uniform were going for the customary joy-ride.
The subject, having been taken for a joy-ride by politicians, is back in the sober hands of policy analysts and economists.
The Internet-based promotion is an interactive joy-ride built around Siemens co-sponsorship of Bill Davis Racing's Amoco/Siemens Team 93 Pontiac driven by Dave Blaney.