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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who travels in a (possibly stolen) car for pleasure; One who follows a course of conduct marked by pleasure seeking with reckless disregard of cost and consequence.

Usage examples (34)
  • In August 1987 he was picked up for car theft in what the follow-up reports classified as a joyriding incident.
  • Harris Corbin had been in Collinsville Thursday night "joyriding" in the bus for several hours.
  • "Three of them were basically joyriding," Friz said.
  • Some security is needed but these guys were joyriding. for more
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