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joyriding

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈdʒɔɪˌraɪdɪŋ/
the crime of stealing cars and driving them fast and dangerouslyStealingDriving and operating road vehicles
joyride
 
 
/ˈdʒɔɪraɪd/ noun [C]
They took the car for a joyride.
joyrider noun [C]
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