joy ridden

joyride

[joi-rahyd]
noun
1.
a pleasure ride in an automobile, especially when the vehicle is driven recklessly or used without the owner's permission.
2.
a brief, emotionally exciting interlude.
verb (used without object), joyrode, joyridden, joyriding.
3.
to go on a joyride.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism; joy + ride

joyrider, noun
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joyride
 
n
1.  a ride taken for pleasure in a car, esp in a stolen car driven recklessly
 
vb , -rides, -riding, -rode, -ridden
2.  (intr) to take such a ride
 
'joyrider
 
n
 
'joyriding
 
n

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