cruise missile


: a large military weapon that flies close to the ground and is directed to a specific place to explode

Full Definition of CRUISE MISSILE

:  a guided missile that has a terrain-following radar system and that flies at moderate speed and low altitude

First Known Use of CRUISE MISSILE



Next Word in the Dictionary: cruiserPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cruise controlAll Words Near: cruise missile
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears