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crosswise

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adverb cross·wise \-ˌwīz\

Simple Definition of crosswise

  • : from one side or corner to the other

Full Definition of crosswise

  1. 1 archaic :  in the form of a cross

  2. 2 :  so as to cross something :  across <carrot sticks cut crosswise>

Examples of crosswise

  1. Cut the potato crosswise rather than lengthwise into thin slices.

  2. <first cut the sandwiches crosswise and then trim the crusts>



14th Century

First Known Use of crosswise

14th century


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crosswise

adjective cross·wise

Simple Definition of crosswise

  • : going from one side or corner to another

  • : involved in a conflict or disagreement

Full Definition of crosswise

  1. 1 :  transverse, crossing

  2. 2 :  involved in conflict or disagreement <got crosswise with his teacher>

Examples of crosswise

  1. He got crosswise with his boss and nearly lost his job.



1883

First Known Use of crosswise

1883


CROSSWISE Defined for Kids

crosswise

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adverb cross·wise \ˈkrȯs-ˌwīz\

Definition of crosswise

  1. :  so as to cross something <The carrots were cut crosswise.>





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