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  1. cruise

    • IPA[kro͞oz]

    美式

    • v.
      sail about in an area without a precise destination, especially for pleasure;take a vacation on a ship or boat following a predetermined course, usually calling in at several ports.
    • n.
      a voyage on a ship or boat taken for pleasure or as a vacation and usually calling in at several places
    • verb: cruise, 3rd person present: cruises, gerund or present participle: cruising, past tense: cruised, past participle: cruised

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    動詞

    • 1. sail about in an area without a precise destination, especially for pleasure they were cruising off the California coast she cruised the canals of France in a barge 同義詞 sail, steam, voyage, journey, travel by boat, ... 更多
    • take a vacation on a ship or boat following a predetermined course, usually calling in at several ports.
    • (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
    • informal wander about a place in search of a casual sexual partner he spends his time cruising and just hanging out in New Orleans he cruised the gay bars of Los Angeles
    • informal walk past and assess (a potential sexual partner) he was cruising a pair of sailors
    • 2. (of a motor vehicle or aircraft) travel smoothly at a moderate or economical speed we sit in a jet, cruising at some 30,000 ft 同義詞 coast, drift, meander, drive slowly, travel slowly, ... 更多
    • achieve an objective with ease, especially in sports he cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's primary
    • 3. (of a young child) walk while holding on to furniture or other structures, prior to learning to walk without support my daughter cruised at seven months and didn't walk until just after her first birthday about a week ago she started crawling forwards, cruising furniture, and standing by herself

    名詞

    • 1. a voyage on a ship or boat taken for pleasure or as a vacation and usually calling in at several places a cruise down the Nile a cruise liner