Definition of cross fire
1 a : firing (as in combat) from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross b : a situation wherein the forces of opposing factions meet, cross, or clash <caught in a political cross fire>
2 : rapid or heated exchange of words
Examples of cross fire
<viewers tune in to witness the weekly cross fire between the liberal and conservative commentators>
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