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I did some pretty bad things as a teenager. When I was 13, I took my friend's mom's car out for a joyride, and I actually managed to hit somebody else's car. No one was hurt, but needless to say, I didn't get behind the wheel again until I had my driver's license.
Amanda Righetti

Meaning of "joyride" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOYRIDE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOYRIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Joyride is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb joyride in English.

WHAT DOES JOYRIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of joyride in the English dictionary

The definition of joyride in the dictionary is a ride taken for pleasure in a car, esp in a stolen car driven recklessly. Other definition of joyride is to take such a ride.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO JOYRIDE

PRESENT

Present
I joyride
you joyride
he/she/it joyrides
we joyride
you joyride
they joyride
Present continuous
I am joyriding
you are joyriding
he/she/it is joyriding
we are joyriding
you are joyriding
they are joyriding
Present perfect
I have joyridden
you have joyridden
he/she/it has joyridden
we have joyridden
you have joyridden
they have joyridden
Present perfect continuous
I have been joyriding
you have been joyriding
he/she/it has been joyriding
we have been joyriding
you have been joyriding
they have been joyriding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I joyrode
you joyrode
he/she/it joyrode
we joyrode
you joyrode
they joyrode
Past continuous
I was joyriding
you were joyriding
he/she/it was joyriding
we were joyriding
you were joyriding
they were joyriding
Past perfect
I had joyridden
you had joyridden
he/she/it had joyridden
we had joyridden
you had joyridden
they had joyridden
Past perfect continuous
I had been joyriding
you had been joyriding
he/she/it had been joyriding
we had been joyriding
you had been joyriding
they had been joyriding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will joyride
you will joyride
he/she/it will joyride
we will joyride
you will joyride
they will joyride
Future continuous
I will be joyriding
you will be joyriding
he/she/it will be joyriding
we will be joyriding
you will be joyriding
they will be joyriding
Future perfect
I will have joyridden
you will have joyridden
he/she/it will have joyridden
we will have joyridden
you will have joyridden
they will have joyridden
Future perfect continuous
I will have been joyriding
you will have been joyriding
he/she/it will have been joyriding
we will have been joyriding
you will have been joyriding
they will have been joyriding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would joyride
you would joyride
he/she/it would joyride
we would joyride
you would joyride
they would joyride
Conditional continuous
I would be joyriding
you would be joyriding
he/she/it would be joyriding
we would be joyriding
you would be joyriding
they would be joyriding
Conditional perfect
I would have joyride
you would have joyride
he/she/it would have joyride
we would have joyride
you would have joyride
they would have joyride
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been joyriding
you would have been joyriding
he/she/it would have been joyriding
we would have been joyriding
you would have been joyriding
they would have been joyriding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you joyride
we let´s joyride
you joyride
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to joyride
Past participle
joyridden
Present Participle
joyriding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JOYRIDE

joyance
Joyce
Joycean
joyful
joyfully
joyfulness
joyless
joylessly
joylessness
joyous
joyously
joyousness
joypop
joypopped
joypopper
joypopping
joyridden
joyriding
joyrode
joystick

WORDS THAT END LIKE JOYRIDE

acetic anhydride
bike ride
boat ride
bride
chloride
fluoride
hayride
hydride
hydrochloride
McBride
nitride
override
park and ride
park-and-ride
pride
ride
sodium chloride
stride
telluride
triglyceride

Synonyms and antonyms of joyride in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «joyride» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JOYRIDE

Find out the translation of joyride to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of joyride from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «joyride» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

兜风
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

joyride
570 millions of speakers

English

joyride
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

joyride
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نزهة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авантюрой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

joyride
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

joyride
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

balade
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Joyride
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spritztour
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無謀な行動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폭주
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Joyride
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

joyride
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

களிப்புப்பயணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅरोराइड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

joyride
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

joyride
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Joyride
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авантюрою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

plimbare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

joyride
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Joyride
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

joyride
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

joyride
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of joyride

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JOYRIDE»

The term «joyride» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.435 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JOYRIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «joyride» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «joyride» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about joyride

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «JOYRIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word joyride.
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Amanda Righetti
I did some pretty bad things as a teenager. When I was 13, I took my friend's mom's car out for a joyride, and I actually managed to hit somebody else's car. No one was hurt, but needless to say, I didn't get behind the wheel again until I had my driver's license.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOYRIDE»

Discover the use of joyride in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to joyride and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Joyride
Jeff ends up spending his summer at the Hampton's berry farm as a field hand to pay for the damage he caused joyriding through a local farmer's bean field and ends up with some unexpected friendships. Reprint.
Gretchen Olson, 1999
2
Joyride
Having all her life unquestioningly abided by her mother's decisions to move frequently and remain aloof from outsiders, fourteen-year-old Nina Lewis begins to wonder about the reasons for their way of life. Reprint.
Amy Ehrlich, 2009
3
Joyride
Carole and her lover thought they had committed the perfect crime, murdering Carole's abusive husband and making it look like an accident.
Jack Ketchum, 2010
4
Joyride: Pedaling Toward a Healthier Planet
Originally published: Portland: Cadence Press, 2010.
Mia Birk, 2012
5
Joyride: A Son's Unlikely Journey to His Mother's Heart
"Joyride" is a heartwarming memoir of how a young man reconnects with his journalist mother both before and after her death through the archives of her weekly newspaper columns.
Craig David Forrest, 2005
6
Joyride
Originally published: London: Evans Brothers, c2009. Tanner, Hannah, Bailey, and I. The Red Car. "Look," says Tanner. "The keys are inside!" One moment can change your life forever.
Dee Phillips, 2009
7
Joyride
Lindsay Faith Rech. Joyride Lindsay Faith Rech To Jill “Best Friends Forever”. www.millsandboon.co.uk.
Lindsay Faith Rech, 2014
8
Joyride
When Allen stumbles on a deserted Kreptok, he decides to stow away, but Josh and Robert end up coming along, and soon they are all headed for Allen's home planet, Xela. Original.
John Vornholt, 2000
9
Joyride
Nory wants to save her friend Thomas from the evil Dame Steel, but she will have to overcome her fears or loose her friend forever.
Lauren Myracle, Ben Shannon, 2003
10
Joyride
If you've ever wondered what happened to Christine Moore from "God on a Harley," you won't want to miss this touching new sequel! In "Joyride," Christine has done some serious spiritual backsliding over the last ten years.
Joan Brady, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOYRIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term joyride is used in the context of the following news items.
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Teen joyride ends in Clairemont crash
SAN DIEGO - A group teens took a parent's SUV out for a joyride before crashing into a sign and fleeing the scene early Friday morning. «10News, Jul 15»
2
5. Literal wedding crashers take golf cart on a joyride, cause $10000 …
Two men attending a wedding at Mississippi Dunes Golf Links in Cottage Grove, Minn., allegedly took a golf cart on a joy ride, causing more ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»
3
Four Arrested for Golf Cart Joyride at Valdosta County Club …
VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) - Four people were charged with burglary after breaking into the Valdosta Country Club, drinking beer and Powerade, ... «WTXL ABC 27, Jul 15»
4
Kids' joyride in Reading container yard left $200K in damage …
READING, Ohio -- Four children's joyride will cost a shipping company $200,000. The suspects are between 8 and 12 years old, according to ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
5
Helicopter joyride for pilgrims picks momentum
Appala Naidu from Palasa, a 56-year-old daily labourer had a dream to fly in the air and it got fulfilled thanks to the helicopter services being ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
6
Town gets its first cycling studio: JoyRide
The JoyRide Wilton team. From left, Tara snow, Amanda Gran, Stacia Howard, Lynn DiNanno, Jaime Falco, Cindy Tamburri (head instructor), ... «Wilton Bulletin, Jul 15»
7
Watch: Getting an 'endorphin surge' at JoyRide
Marni Lane of JoyRide Cycling studio, located in the Goodwives ... Sale and Family Fun Days to explain the JoyRide method and much more. «Darien Times, Jul 15»
8
Woman steals cousin's car, wrecks it during joyride, police say
BURR OAK, MI -- An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she stole her cousin's car and crashed it during a drunken joyride ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
9
Man pleads guilty after fatal ATV joyride in Kamsack
A group was spotted driving an ATV erratically in Kamsack in the early morning hours of July 1. The ATV was stolen from a quonset in Madge ... «650 CKOM News Talk Radio, Jul 15»
10
Prasa tries to dispel doubts with joyride
Pretoria - Time-saving, comfortable and convenient – that's how Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) boss Lucky Montana described ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Joyride [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/joyride>. Jun 2021 ».
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