Definition of white-knuckle ride noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    white-knuckle ride

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  1. 1a ride at an amusement park that makes you feel very excited and frightened at the same time
  2. 2an experience that makes you feel nervous or frightened (figurative) The flight was a real white-knuckle ride.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: white-knuckle ride