crosstown

adjective cross·town \ ˈkrȯs-ˈtau̇n \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of crosstown

1 : situated at opposite points of a town
  • crosstown schools
2 : extending or running across a town
  • a crosstown street
  • a crosstown bus

Examples of crosstown in a Sentence

  1. The two schools were crosstown rivals in baseball.

  2. We rode a crosstown bus.

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First Known Use of crosstown

1886

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CROSSTOWN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of crosstown for English Language Learners

  • : located on different sides of a town or city

  • : going across a town or city


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