crossways

adverb cross·ways \ ˈkrȯs-ˌwāz \

Definition of crossways

Examples of crossways in a Sentence

  1. the van had been deliberately parked crossways so as to take up both parking spaces

First Known Use of crossways

1564

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crossways Synonyms

Near Antonyms

lengthwise, longitudinally;

Related Words

across;

Phrases

on the bias, on the diagonal;


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