ride around

ride around

1. To drive a vehicle or ride an animal in a meandering or aimless manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "around." Part of the whole prom experience is riding around in a stretch limousine, feeling for a night like you're a celebrity! We took the horses and went riding around our grandfather's huge estate. We loved riding our bikes around as kids, going nowhere in particular for hours on end.
2. To be carried around on someone's shoulders or back. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "around." Each of the kids wanted a turn riding around on my back, so I was pretty sore by the end of it! My son loves going up on my shoulders and riding me around the back yard like I'm a horse.
See also: around, ride
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