come across as

Definition of come across as

  1. :  to seem to be He comes across as (being) a good speaker. He came across as a nice guy.

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

acrossplay
  1. :  from one side to the opposite side of :  over, through

    :  on the opposite side of

    :  so as to intersect or pass through at an angle

  1. :  in a position reaching from one side to the other :  crosswise

    :  to or on the opposite side

    :  so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful

  1. :  being in a crossed position


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