Meaning of “cruise ship” in the English Dictionary


"cruise ship" in English

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cruise shipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkruːz ˌʃɪp/ us /ˈkruːz ˌʃɪp/ also cruise liner

Examples from literature

  • Nobody lives in Antarctica, except for a few scientists, but people still visit the spectacular landscape of ice, snow, glaciers, and icebergs from the comfort of a cruise ship! 
  • They arrive on cruise ships or buses, see the sights quickly, and spend very little money on hotels or restaurants. 
  • Working on a cruise ship can be a great way to meet people from all over the world and explore the globe. 

(Definition of “cruise ship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)