Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of joyride.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In August 1987 he was picked up for car theft in what the follow-up reports classified as a joyriding incident.

    The Closers

  • We learn who the killer (s) is right off the bat -- a teenage boy with no regard for the homeless man he beat to death while "joyriding" his wealthy dad's surrogate.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • OK, Mrs Obama isn't an elected public official and President Zardari was on official business during his visits to Britain and France, not "joyriding" at his French chateau or hanging out in five-star British hotels.

    Politics news, UK and world political comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • Harris Corbin had been in Collinsville Thursday night "joyriding" in the bus for several hours.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • As the convertible idled at a traffic light, an old woman scolded Rodriguez for joyriding rather than training to liberate his country.

    Over 50 years, Bay of Pigs vets shaped Miami, U.S.

  • I finished up at the Temple and found Mr. Manchu (who had waited the hour or so for me, I presume, fending off joyriding monkeys from his tiny car); we took another harrowing ride back down into the heart of Kathmandu while I silently counted the near-misses – which I stopped counting after a couple dozen potential fatalities.

    Exploring Kathmandu » Dave Brosha Photography

  • I pushed the car down the driveway, rolled it down the street, started it up and went joyriding with my friends.

    Watercooler: White Collar's Matt Bomer — All Pro, No Cons

  • Some security is needed but these guys were joyriding.

    The Olympic Torch and Being Green « Colleen Anderson

  • Was too busy being arrested in Texas from May 1960 to Jan 1987 (30 times) everything from bad checks, fraud, swindle, theft over and under $200.00 and twice for unauthorized use of motor vehicle, (joyriding)

    Heroes or Villains?

  • This year also saw a Pennsylvania farmer and his children encounter joyriding alien children in The Truants.

    Archive 2010-01-01

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