cross fire

cross fire


Definition of CROSS FIRE

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>
:  rapid or heated exchange of words

Examples of CROSS FIRE

  1. <viewers tune in to witness the weekly cross fire between the liberal and conservative commentators>

First Known Use of CROSS FIRE



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