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."
Never a man to hide anything, some of his escapades became public, such as speeding, and of joy-rides in his big red motor-car down to San Jose with companions distinctly sporty--incidents that were narrated as good fun and comically in the newspapers.
According to authorities, one of the boys, 16, stole the keys to his father's truck and took his friend, 16, on joy-ride around the area.
Whenever I go to Patriata, I start thinking whether this joy-ride has ever been inspected for its safety since its installation.
I would recommend that the annual maintenance of all joy-rides, if possible, should be done by the representatives of the manufacturers.
Sarah, Leanna, Jacob and Noah have a joy ride Meanwhile, Sarah, Leanna and Jacob play truant from school and joy-ride in Joe's car.
I hope the run continues, potential new owners take note and their painful, decade-long Joy-ride is over.
The youngsters riding on motorcycles and cars seemed to be rather enjoying joy-ride than taking the anti-corruption rally seriously.
This is a woman who once declined to call police when a pupil took a joy-ride in a car and encouraged generations of misfits to find their own way in an unforgiving world.
The subject, having been taken for a joy-ride by politicians, is back in the sober hands of policy analysts and economists.
We've never had high hopes for a man who thinks romance is taking a girl on a joy-ride. But now drug dealer Callum sinks to an all new low that we didn't see coming.
They questioned that why millions were spent on junior hockey teams visit to Canada and alleged that instead of spending funds on players, the federation enjoyed joy-rides and also deliberately linger on federation elections.