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cruiser

[ kroo-zer ]
/ ˈkru zər /
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noun

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Origin of cruiser

1670–80; <Dutch kruiser, equivalent to kruis(en) to cruise + -er-er1
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British Dictionary definitions for cruiser

cruiser
/ (ˈkruːzə) /

noun

a high-speed, long-range warship of medium displacement, armed with medium calibre weapons or missiles
Also called: cabin cruiser a pleasure boat, esp one that is power-driven and has a cabin
any person or thing that cruises
boxing cruiserweightSee light heavyweight
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