cross-ques·​tion ˈkrȯs-ˈkwes-chən How to pronounce cross-question (audio)
: a question asked in cross-examination
cross-question transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1694, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cross-question was circa 1694

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“Cross-question.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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