cruiser

Primary Meanings of cruiser

1.
n
a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
2.
n
a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
3.
n
a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
Full Definitions of cruiser
1

n a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer

Types:
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

n a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board

Synonyms:
cabin cruiser, pleasure boat, pleasure craft
Type of:
motorboat, powerboat
a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
3

n 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
Types:
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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