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cruise (plural cruises)
- A sea or lake voyage, especially one taken for pleasure.
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity:
- Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar was off for a three days' cruise up the lake. I was bitterly regretting I had not gone with him when the distant notes of a coach horn reached my ear, and I descried a four-in-hand winding its way up the inn road from the direction of Mohair.
- (intransitive) To sail about, especially for pleasure.
- (intransitive) To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.
- (transitive) To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.
- (transitive, colloquial) To actively seek a romantic partner or casual sexual partner by moving about a particular area; to troll.
- (intransitive, child development) To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 months).
- (intransitive, sports) To win easily and convincingly.
- Germany cruised to a World Cup victory over the short-handed Australians.
to travel at constant speed