Definitions of cruiser
  1. noun
    a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
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    battle cruiser
    a cruiser of maximum speed and firepower
    guided missile cruiser
    a cruiser that carries guided missiles
    type of:
    combat ship, war vessel, warship
    a government ship that is available for waging war
  2. noun
    a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
    synonyms: cabin cruiser, pleasure boat, pleasure craft
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    type of:
    motorboat, powerboat
    a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
  3. noun
    a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
    synonyms: patrol car, police car, police cruiser, prowl car, squad car
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    panda car
    a police cruiser
    type of:
    auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar
    a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
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