loser cruiser
Noun

loser cruiser (plural loser cruisers)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A public motorbus.
    • 2000 Sept. 24, Merri Rosenberg, "A Shortage of Parking Spaces Plagues the County's High Schools ↗," New York Times (retrieved 13 June 2014):
      In Chappaqua, few self-respecting high school students will ride the bus, derided as the "loser cruiser," preferring to get rides from parents or other students.
    • 2012 April 20, Simon Calder, "'Loser cruiser' or the modern way to Paris? ↗," The Independent (UK) (retrieved 13 June 2014):
      Before I took the first European Megabus on Monday, a friend disparaged the coach as a "loser cruiser".
    • 2012 June 4, Mike Jones, "Comments: Use of public transit is soaring in 2012 ↗," USA Today (retrieved 13 June 2014):
      We are all going to be riding the Bus (aka loser cruiser) down to the Unemployment office to receive our Government Benefits pretty soon.
    • 2014 May 14, skessel, "[https://web.archive.org/web/20140619130729/http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/05/13/massdot-board-expected-mbta-fare-hikes/xWnuhjZ8uLcllEWsjMX7ON/comments.html Comments: MassDOT board expected to approve MBTA fare hikes]," Boston Globe (retrieved 13 June 2014):
      If you ride the "loser cruiser," the government figures you get what you deserve. Air conditioned bus indeed!



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