booze cruise

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of booze cruise

plural booze cruises
informal
: a boat trip centered on the consumption or sale of alcohol: such as
a : a recreational boat trip on which alcoholic beverages are served to passengers
  • A 90-minute, all-you-can-drink 'booze cruise' will typically cost you $25 to $40 per adult. Reservations are recommended for sunset sails, which sell out fast.
  • Lonely Planet Hawaii
b : a boat trip to a location where alcohol can be purchased inexpensively (as because of lower taxes or no taxes)
  • "Then what's the point?" "The point's that it's the booze cruise. The whole deal is that the ship stays out in international waters long enough to sell stuff tax-free."
  • —Caitlin Horrocks

First Known Use of booze cruise

1921

in the meaning defined above

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