1The action of sailing about in an area without a precise destination, especially for pleasure.
- ‘there are many books written by people who have enjoyed cruising in yachts’
- 1.1informal The action or practice of wandering about a place in search of a casual sexual partner.
- ‘my gym is one of those trendy ones with a lot of cruising going on’
2A young child's action of walking while holding on to furniture or other structures, prior to learning to walk without support.
- ‘it can take ages to go from cruising to proper walking’
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