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cruising, present participle; cruised, past tense; cruises, 3rd person singular present; cruised, past participle;
  1. Sail about in an area without a precise destination, esp. for pleasure
    • - they were cruising off the California coast
    • - she cruised the canals of France in a barge
  2. Take a vacation on a ship or boat following a predetermined course, usually calling in at several ports

  3. (of a vehicle or person) Travel or move slowly around without a specific destination in mind
    • - a police van cruised past us
    • - teenagers were aimlessly cruising the mall
  4. (of a motor vehicle or aircraft) Travel smoothly at a moderate or economical speed

  5. Achieve an objective with ease, esp. in sports
    • - he cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's primary
  6. Wander about (a place) in search of a sexual partner
    • - he cruised the gay bars of Los Angeles
  7. Attempt to pick up (a sexual partner)
    • - he was cruising a pair of sailors
  1. A voyage on a ship or boat taken for pleasure or as a holiday and usually calling in at several places
    • - a cruise down the Nile
    • - a cruise liner

  1. an ocean trip taken for pleasure
  2. drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"
  3. travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
  4. look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were cruising the park"
  5. sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean"
  6. A cruise is a meeting of car enthusiasts at a predetermined location, organised predominantly through the internet (in recent times) but also largely through mobile phone, word of mouth or simply by a cruise being established enough that it becomes a regular event.
  7. Cruise (Kruiz, Круиз) is a rock band from the former Soviet Union. While the band was originally formed in 1978, they were largely unknown in the west for a number of years. ...
  8. Cruise is the level portion of aircraft travel where flight is most fuel efficient. It occurs between ascent and descent phases and is usually the majority of a journey. Technically, cruising consists of heading (direction of flight) changes only at a constant airspeed and altitude. ...
  9. Cruise is a surname of English origin, a variant form of Cruse.
  10. The Cruise is the title of a documentary released in 1998, directed by Bennett Miller.
  11. Rejs, known in English as The Cruise (or The Trip Down the River), is a Polish comedy film released in 1970, directed by Marek Piwowski who also co-wrote the screenplay with Janusz Głowacki. The score was composed by Wojciech Kilar.
  12. A sea voyage, especially one taken for pleasure; To sail about, especially for pleasure; To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency; To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom; To actively seek a romantic partner or casual ...
  13. (cruising) The action of the verb to cruise
  14. (CRUISES) Accommodations are per description in the programs. Cruise lines and cruise ships may be substituted and itineraries slightly altered.
  15. (44. CRUISES) Captive audience for sure. Make the most of it and spend time at the buffet table, dance floor and pool deck with her. ■
  16. (CRUISES) Choice of accommodations (subject to availability) on the vessels as listed. All cabins have private facilities. Shore excursions are not included in the cost of the cruise unless otherwise noted. ...
  17. (Cruising) Making big turns at high speed.
  18. (CRUISING) The act of walking along walls or furniture by a pre-walking child for the purpose of maintaining balance.
  19. (Cruising) Driving up and down the same street looking for races, girls, guys, etc.
  20. (Cruising) Sailing a boat between two destinations over time. Not racing other boats. Mostly about the journey, not the speed.
  21. (Cruising) Skiing leisurely down an easy slope.
  22. (Cruising) Term used by environmentalists to describe the wasteful and polluting time people spend looking for parking places
  23. (Cruising) The concept, yet unproven,  that one can travel the world via the world’s waterways, usually living full-time on board a sailboat.  A Cruiser is any person afflicted with this concept.
  24. (Cruising) The sail's primary purpose was for cruising at least 50% of its life
  25. (cruising (v)) To sail about, touching at a series of ports