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
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The penalty for joy riders starts with imprisonment for five days for first-time offenders with the rider that they have no other traffic violations.
Furious at his own stupidity for leaving the keys in the ignition, Des and the love birds set off to chase the joy rider.
I just hope Winona's next role is not as a joy rider or an axe murderer.
CHECK out singles from Glasgow rockers Happy but Twisted - who have just released their Perverts of the Truth EP- and Joy Rider, who have covered Jane Wiedlin's Rush Hour.
JEDDAH: The Jeddah summary court is to deliver its verdict today into the case of the notorious joy rider known as Abu Kab - the "guy with the cap" - who was behind the wheel of a car that crashed while performing a driving stunt killing his three young passengers.
A joy rider mak leaving Millie discover a bo of the abando Eddie Olosunj victim has bee assaulted and evidence lead stripper Tom Norris The Bill (8.
The manner in which Willeys Subaru Legacy car was being driven was psychotic, terrible and dangerous and being driven like a joy rider, according to witnesses, and swerving like a Formula One driver warming up its tyres before a Grand Prix.
Mr Evans believes the theft may have been a professional job, rather than a joy rider.
There's serial bigamist George (Om Puri), computer hacker Colin (Ben Miller) and meathead ex-boxer Jeff (Steven Waddington) who together with young joy rider Kirsty (Emma Williams) become an unlikely crime combo.
Police said they did not believe the house was targeted and it seemed more likely a joy rider simply lost control.
DUE to bad weather and a so-called joy rider who drove over club pitches, some of the teams were unable to play last weekend.
While all this was going on a young joy rider stole a top of the range BMW - fortunately there was no alarm - and a laptop containing lots of sinister information.
You can, just off the top of my head, be a terrorist, a joy rider, a hatred-inflamed politician, a tax evader, but you can not be over weight.
I'm sure there would be plenty of volunteers - car theft victims or others who had been injured or bereaved by a joy rider - who would be willing to press the red button on a regular basis.
Photo: A DASH bus, right, driven by an unidentified joy rider while the driver was taking a break, plowed into this truck and two other vehicles in a parking lot before the thief fled.