Definition of come across as
- He comes across as (being) a good speaker.
- He came across as a nice guy.
: 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
: 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
: being in a crossed position
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