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Pleasure trip   /plˈɛʒər trɪp/   Listen
Pleasure trip

A journey taken for pleasure.  Synonyms: excursion, expedition, jaunt, junket, outing, sashay.  "It was merely a pleasure trip" , "After cautious sashays into the field"

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"Pleasure trip" Quotes from Famous Books

... Home Patty in the City Patty's Summer Days Patty in Paris Patty's Friend Patty's Pleasure Trip Patty's Success Patty's Motor Car Patty's Butterfly Days Patty's Social Season Patty's Suitors Patty's Romance Patty's Fortune Patty ...
— Maida's Little Shop • Inez Haynes Irwin

... three days. I get a telegram at Oban and the next thing I'm awa ayont Barra. Sheep's the difficult business. They maun be fetched for the sales, and they're dooms slow to lift. So ye see it's not what ye call a pleasure trip, Maister Brand.' ...
— Mr. Standfast • John Buchan

... of the store of pike, bass, and maskelonge with which the waters of the lake abounded. At one encampment the soldiers lived a whole day on the pigeons they had knocked off the trees with poles. So the passage of the lake must have seemed more like a pleasure trip to them than the prelude ...
— Burgoyne's Invasion of 1777 - With an outline sketch of the American Invasion of Canada, 1775-76. • Samuel Adams Drake

... ceased. To the people on land it had sung, "Come and make merry with us," but from us, trying in vain to make merry, it withheld its deceitful inspiration. For the exceeding weight of sorrow that presently settled down upon us it had no balm. When you are on a pleasure trip it is unpleasant to be miserable; so I tried hard to shake off the mild melancholy that began to steal over me. I said to myself, I will not affront the great deep with my personal woes. I am but a woman, yet perhaps on this so great occasion magnanimity of soul will be possible even to me. I will ...
— The Wit of Women - Fourth Edition • Kate Sanborn

... little pleasure trip; and perhaps she may introduce you to a pleasant lady, who has already become interested in you, from what she has ...
— Jack's Ward • Horatio Alger, Jr.

... day when Sandy and Neil came home for their last leave, as bright and happy as though they were going for a pleasure trip round the world. Hugh MacGillivray brought Mary home to say good-bye to them, for Mary was needing special care these days and could not ...
— In Orchard Glen • Marian Keith

... a matter of no importance to John Calhoun and, therefore, he made no objection, his wife refused to bring her, saying: "We will not mention that we intend going to her. She can go after we return. I am going on a pleasure trip; not to look ...
— Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight • Mathew Joseph Holt

... next of that frieze of light-hearted riders who had stood out so clearly against the blue morning sky, when viewed from the deck-chairs of the Korosko. Two gone out of ten, and a third out of his mind. The pleasure trip was drawing ...
— A Desert Drama - Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko" • A. Conan Doyle

... rather a large-sized motor boat, quite some distance out from shore, and there was no other craft near it at this time. From the quick, first view Tom and Ned had of it, they decided that a party of excursionists were on a pleasure trip. ...
— Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters - or, Battling with Flames from the Air • Victor Appleton

... say,—and how she does enjoy it! I said she would. But really, Lois, if we don't have some word from that young man soon, I don't know what we shall do, for she is certainly worse to-night. Your father has just had a letter from somebody, saying that he went away with some friends on a pleasure trip, and didn't leave his address. I thought he was so anxious to get to Ashurst,—well, that is Arabella's story. I shouldn't wonder if he didn't see his mother alive,—that's all I've got ...
— John Ward, Preacher • Margaret Deland

... into an attitude more comfortable than graceful, "I came out on a pleasure trip, but I must say that so far, the pleasure has been rather an uncertain quantity; for the last forty-eight hours, I haven't seen much besides dust, Indians ...
— The Award of Justice - Told in the Rockies • A. Maynard Barbour

Words linked to "Pleasure trip" :   journey, field trip, airing, journeying

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