Definitions for joyrideˈdʒɔɪˌraɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
joy•rideˈdʒɔɪˌraɪd(n.; v.)-rode, -rid•den, -rid•ing.
(n.)a pleasure ride in an automobile, esp. when the vehicle is driven recklessly or used without the owner's permission.
a brief exciting or reckless interlude.
(v.i.)to go on a joyride.
Origin of joyride:
a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
"they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars"
joyride, tool, tool around(verb)
ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
"We tooled down the street"
An instance of driving a motor vehicle in a carefree or reckless manner, especially a vehicle which has been taken without the permission of the owner.
A ride taken for enjoyment.
To take a joyride.