noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪˌraɪd'] a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure.
verb. ['ˈdʒɔɪˌraɪd'] ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it.
1. Noun, singular or mass You’ll need to have the owner’s permission to use his car, as most insurers won’t step up if you take a car out for a joyride and wreck it.