joyride

noun

  • Criminal Law

Definitions of joyride

  • an act of stealing a car and driving it dangerously for fun, then abandoning or destroying it

    Vandals caused an estimated £16,000 of damage to a digger after taking it for a joyride around a building site in Greater Manchester.

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