verb (used without object), cruised, cruis·ing.
verb (used with object), cruised, cruis·ing.
- to move slowly through or visit (a street, park, bar, etc.) in search of a sexual partner.
- to make sexual overtures to; attempt to arouse the sexual interest of.
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Origin of cruise
OTHER WORDS FROM cruisecruis·ing·ly, adverb
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Such tests might be useful, say, to screen school children or cruise ship passengers.Spit vs. Swab? Scientists say new studies support use of ‘saliva tests’ for COVID|Lee Clifford|September 5, 2020|Fortune
Cruise Director of Government Affairs Prashanthi Raman Earlier this year, before the world blew up, Cruise received a permit in California to begin transporting passengers.
Meanwhile, Cruise still has its eyes set on public deployment, which is where the expertise of Raman comes in.
Cruise also began focusing more on hardware earlier this year.
That all came after Cruise had already scrapped its plans to launch a robotaxi service in 2019.
These skills are particularly needed when, as in the case of the AirAsia flight, the airplane is at cruise altitude.
Nerd Cruise By Adam Rogers, Wired What 800 Nerds on a Cruise Ship Taught Me About Life, the Universe, and Snorkeling.
He told the court he called the retired captain to see exactly where he lived so he knew when to sound the cruise ship horn.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than 150 passengers on a California cruise ship came down with norovirus, continuing a trend that happens every year.
It also has a close association with cruises and cruise ships.
And Jack come home from a long cruise, with prize-money in his pockets, was as ostentatious as any nouveau riche.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
And every boy made a dash for the camp to secure anything he might need on a cruise down the bay.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
In his first cruise he was out forty-five days, and in that time he captured fourteen vessels and 166 prisoners.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
Then, his mother coming in, he proceeded to tell about their "cruise," and the sad fate of his bundle.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
Earth-closets are a delusion; you cannot get earth, nor even sand, when on a cruise, and there are other serious objections.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.