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joy rider

joy rider
 n.— «“On the second day, we were quite bad, very seasick,” said Laura Browning, 51, of Manchester, England, who sailed to New York with her husband, Steve, aboard the Queen Victoria.…“The crew distributed some tablets to those of us who felt sick. “We call them ‘joy riders’ in the U.K.,” Mrs. LeRiche said of the tablets. “They make you feel really good, especially with some Bacardi and Coke.”» —“Three Seafaring Queens Spend a Day in New York” by Fernanda Santos New York Times Jan. 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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