superliner

noun
su·​per·​lin·​er | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌlī-nər How to pronounce superliner (audio) \

Definition of superliner

: a fast luxurious passenger liner of great size

Examples of superliner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Mulsanne is a large luxury superliner of Bentley refinement and filigree that work flawlessly as luxurious separators from the competition, mainly the Rolls-Royce Phantom and Mercedes-Maybach S600. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of superliner

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Superliner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superliner. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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