from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A ride taken for fun and often for the thrills provided by reckless driving.
- n. Slang A hazardous, reckless, often costly venture.
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- n. Alternative spelling of joyride.
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Especially since I might see the people who now lived in my house—that “lovely” family that Mrs. Balicki the realtor had so conveniently produced out of thin air and had telephoned us about the night we finally came back from our joy ride with the Conways.