Definition of cross fire
- caught in a political cross fire
viewers tune in to witness the weekly cross fire between the liberal and conservative commentators
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altercation, argument, battle royal, bicker, brawl, controversy, disagreement, dispute, donnybrook, falling-out, fight, hassle, imbroglio, misunderstanding, quarrel, rhubarb, row, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle;
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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