pleasure trip

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pleasure trip a journey taken for pleasure "many summer excursions to the shore","it was merely a pleasure trip","after cautious sashays into the field"
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Usage

In literature:

Few pleasure trips are more enjoyable than a steamer ride down the Nile from Luxor to Cairo.
"The Critic in the Orient" by George Hamlin Fitch
Their health had been excellent, and only a few things had occurred to mar the pleasure of the trip.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
It was a big undertaking, and by no means a pleasure trip.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
The trip was one long thrill of excitement and pleasure to the visitors.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
Days may be spent upon the rim in many forms of pleasure; short camping trips may be made to distant points.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
But I'm beginning to realize that this is not going to be all a pleasure trip.
"The Boy Chums in the Forest" by Wilmer M. Ely
It was just as if she were going on a pleasure trip, and we were to follow later.
"A Princess in Calico" by Edith Ferguson Black
They went off gaily, and Rosalie accomplished her errand quickly, then their pleasure trip commenced.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
The JOURNAL OF MAN acknowledges with pleasure your co-operation during the past year, its trial trip.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, December 1887" by Various
It may be your idea of a pleasure-trip.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

She is a woman, bright and trim,
Of five and twenty years,
Who trips along with pleasure
And spends her smiles for tears.
"Ida" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Around the May-pole on the green,
A fairy ring they tripped away;
All merriment and pleasure,
To chords of tuneful measure
They bounded by the happy Queen of May.
"The May-Queen." by George Pope Morris
But they're telling bedtime stories to bananas,
And putting plums to by-by on a ship,
And they never have a notion
They have been across the ocean,
So they even miss the pleasure of the trip.
"The Banana's Lullaby" by C J Dennis
Come, tripping, tripping, tripping, oh,
On the light fantastic toe;
And we'll tread the royal measure,
Down the aisles of wit and pleasure,
Gilding softly, sweetly so,
On the nimble, nimble toe.
"Ella's Dance" by Samuel Alfred Beadle

In news:

Not a huge vacation as we were only there for about 24 hours, but it was one of the best trips I have ever had the pleasure of taking.
One type of traveler crams business and pleasure trips into single junkets.
On my latest trip to Granada, after dutifully taking a two-hour stroll to reacquaint myself with the complicated splendors of the Alhambra, I hurried off to sample the simpler pleasures of the Albaicin.
One of my representatives—a modest, mild bachelor, very efficient—happened to win a pleasure trip at a charity ball given by Russian refugees.
Obama Mixes Business With Family Pleasure During Trip Out West.
A prosperous rancher with land in California and Coos County, Ore. Bluford Davis, took five other men for a pleasure trip in his touring car on Aug 20, 1914.
The pleasure of a trip to northeast Minnesota .
The pleasure of a trip to northeast Minnesota.
A trip to the dentist isn't necessarily considered a pleasurable experience, but one that is "tolerated".
Although many are loath to venture outside of the cities, the short trip to Lindey's will bring great pleasure to those who love thick steaks and cold cocktails.
Heading out on a trail ride or a camping trip with some of your best friends can be one of life's greatest pleasures, unless of course one of them happens to be an Alpha prankster.
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