cross my heart

variants: or

cross my heart and hope to die

Definition of cross my heart

informal

  1. —used to stress that one is telling the truth and will do what he or she promises I'll clean my room tomorrow—cross my heart.

Word by Word Definitions

crossplay
  1. :  a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution

    :  the cross on which Jesus was crucified

    :  crucifixion

  1. :  to lie or be situated across

    :  intersect

    :  to make the sign of the cross upon or over

  1. :  lying across or athwart

    :  moving across

    :  running counter :  opposite

  1. :  across

  1. :  not parallel :  crisscross, crosswise

  1. :  of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : million years

heartplay
  1. :  a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

    :  a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  love

    :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart


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