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Meaning of "joyriding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOYRIDING

joyriding  [ˈdʒɔɪˌraɪdɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOYRIDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Joyriding is 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.

WHAT DOES JOYRIDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of joyriding in the English dictionary

The definition of joyriding in the dictionary is the crime of stealing a car and driving around in it at high speed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JOYRIDING


abiding
əˈbaɪdɪŋ
backsliding
ˈbækˌslaɪdɪŋ
confiding
kənˈfaɪdɪŋ
deciding
dɪˈsaɪdɪŋ
dividing
dɪˈvaɪdɪŋ
gliding
ˈɡlaɪdɪŋ
guiding
ˈɡaɪdɪŋ
hang-gliding
ˈhæŋɡlaɪdɪŋ
hiding
ˈhaɪdɪŋ
manriding
ˈmænˌraɪdɪŋ
nightriding
ˈnaɪtˌraɪdɪŋ
nitriding
ˈnaɪtraɪdɪŋ
overriding
ˌəʊvəˈraɪdɪŋ
paragliding
ˈpærəˌɡlaɪdɪŋ
providing
prəˈvaɪdɪŋ
riding
ˈraɪdɪŋ
siding
ˈsaɪdɪŋ
sliding
ˈslaɪdɪŋ
surfriding
ˈsɜːfˌraɪdɪŋ
unabiding
ˌʌnəˈbaɪdɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JOYRIDING

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE JOYRIDING

according
beam riding
biding
braiding
chiding
cyaniding
goods siding
horse riding
horseback riding
invaliding
law-abiding
metalliding
niding
North Riding
outriding
raiding
ram raiding
trick riding
upbraiding
voiding
West Riding

Synonyms and antonyms of joyriding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «joyriding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JOYRIDING

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

Translator English - Chinese

兜风
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

joyriding
570 millions of speakers

English

joyriding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

joyriding
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

joyriding
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

покататься
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

J oyriding
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

joyriding
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

balade en voiture volée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Joyriding
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

joyriding
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

joyriding
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폭주 드라이브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Joyriding
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

joyriding
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

joyriding
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आनंदित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kandırmacalara
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

joyriding
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

joyriding
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покататися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

plimbari cu masina furata
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλασματική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

joyriding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nöjesåkning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Uautorisert lån
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of joyriding

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JOYRIDING»

The term «joyriding» is regularly used and occupies the 102.199 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JOYRIDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «joyriding» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «joyriding» 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 joyriding

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOYRIDING»

Discover the use of joyriding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to joyriding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Joyriding in Riyadh: Oil, Urbanism, and Road Revolt
In response to the institutional violence that targeted youths, joyriding poked holes in the official discourse about Saudi exceptionalism and the so-called harmonious development of society from above. The joyriders' crime was to act as if the ...
Pascal Menoret, 2014
2
Double Jeopardy: A Reference Guide to the United States ...
The Wickliffe police filed a complaint charging Brown with the misdemeanor offense of "joyriding." The complaint charged that "on or about December 8, 1973 . ... Nathaniel H. Brown did unlawfully and purposely take, drive or operate a certain ...
David Stewart Rudstein, 2004
3
Double Jeopardy: The History, the Law
Applying Blockburger to the crimes as construed by the state courts, auto theft included all the elements of joyriding, and they were definitionally the same offense. But Brown is more challenging that this description indicates. The same offense ...
George Conner Thomas, 1998
4
ABA Journal
Joyriding and Auto Theft Equal Double Jeopardy The first double jeopardy case was Brown v. Ohio, 432 U.S. 161, 53 L.Ed. 2d 187, 97 S.Ct. 2221, 45 U.S.L.W. 4697, decided June 16. The decision held that a conviction for "joyriding" ...
5
Criminal Investigation
JOYRIDING. The joyrider and the person stealing for transportation are sometimes grouped together, but there is an important distinction between them. The joyrider is generally a younger person who steals for thrills and excitement. Joyriders ...
Kären Hess, Christine Hess Orthmann, 2009
6
Joyriding!
Using a wide variety of poetic forms and structures, rhymed and unrhymed verse, the collection is divided into seven sections, based on Jaques’ famous speech… ‘All the world’s a stage … his acts being seven ages….’ in ...
Wes Magee, 2009
7
The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast
Drawing on a variety of sources, including interviews with perpetrators and victims of this violence, the book argues that the hoods' risky offending may amount to a game in which hoods gain prestige by displaying hard-to-fake signals of ...
Heather Hamill, 2010
8
Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City
This chapter aims to answer these ques- tions by examining the young people's ' expressive' offences, or their non-violent, non-acquisitive offences, such as graffiti , joyriding and vandalism. The analyses focus on incentives, frequency, ...
Bill Sanders, 2004
9
A harvest of memories: the life of Pauline Gower M.B.E.
Tavistock/local Joyriding - 55 1. 8. Attleborough/Thetford Transit 31.8. Eaton/ Stockton Transit 29.6. Tavistock/Taunton Transit IS. Thetford/local Aerobatics 31.8. Stockton/local Joyriding - 25 29.6. Taunton/local Joyriding - 12 l.S. Thetford/ local ...
Michael Fahie, 1995
10
Language Joyriding: An Inaugural Lecture Delivered Before ...
Jean Aitchison explains that the role of the Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication is twofold: researching into key aspects of language, especially of the media, and educating future gatekeepers or `lock-keepers', those who ...
Jean Aitchison, Rupert Murdoch, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOYRIDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term joyriding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chattanooga shooting suspect texted friend link to Islamic verse …
Two nights before the attack, he and some friends went joyriding in Abdulazeez's rented gray convertible Ford Mustang, passing through the ... «PhillyVoice.com, Jul 15»
2
10 questions we have following the new teaser - Metro
Have they been joyriding? Is it like that story where Mulder got kidnapped by Walter White, who had to drive at fifty miles an hour to stop his ... «Metro, Jul 15»
3
Making Excuses for Saudi Misbehavior | Consortiumnews
Some 90 percent of stolen cars are found abandoned by thieves after joyriding or spinning.” YouTube is thus filled with amazing videos ... «Consortium News, Jul 15»
4
Men caught driving missing Texarkana man's truck face criminal …
Both pleaded guilty April 1 with the possession of stolen vehicle charges downgraded to joyriding. Both were sentenced to 6 months for ... «TXK Today, Jul 15»
5
Joyrider runs from car pile up
accident (CNS): Police are on the hunt for a joyriding thief who ran off after causing a three vehicle crash yesterday morning in Bodden Town. «Cayman News Service, Jul 15»
6
We are all in the gutter
Greece is in a mess. China's sharemarket is plummeting. Bronwyn Bishop is joyriding in a helicopter. The Aussie dollar is tanking. There's ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
7
Video: Phil Atwill Joyriding at Roost DH
Phil Atwill from Orange Dirt World team spent the off season working as a guide, driver and molly maid at RoostDH, located in Malaga, Spain. «Pinkbike.com, Jul 15»
8
Anyone for eel-pulling?
... yelled Popular Science magazine in April 1923, 'to spend your Saturday afternoons joyriding in the sky?' It was easy to use, said enthusiasts, ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Barrow mum fled scene of accident leaving injured friend
A 23-YEAR-OLD Barrow woman sobbed in the dock as she avoided jail for drink joyriding and flipping a car on its roof before fleeing and ... «NW Evening Mail, Jul 15»
10
Man who went joyriding for days gets two years
A 19-year-old Killarney man with a history of breaking into houses and taking keys to go joyriding in cars for days on end has been jailed for ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»

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