Meaning of joyrider in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒɔɪrʌɪdə/

Translate joyrider into Spanish


  • 1A person who takes a fast and dangerous ride in a vehicle, especially one that has been stolen.

    • ‘a joyrider sped past with a police car in pursuit’
  • 2East African A person who consumes or benefits from something without being entitled to it or giving anything in return.

    • ‘joyriders went on a lavish overseas trip paid for by Kenyan taxpayers’


Early 20th century from joy + rider.