crosswise

adverb
cross·wise | \ˈkrȯs-ˌwīz \

Definition of crosswise 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : in the form of a cross

2 : so as to cross something : across carrot sticks cut crosswise

crosswise

adjective

Definition of crosswise (Entry 2 of 2)

2 : involved in conflict or disagreement got crosswise with his teacher

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Examples of crosswise in a Sentence

Adverb

Cut the potato crosswise rather than lengthwise into thin slices. first cut the sandwiches crosswise and then trim the crusts

Adjective

He got crosswise with his boss and nearly lost his job.
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First Known Use of crosswise

Adverb

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of crosswise was in the 14th century

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crosswise

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of crosswise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: from one side or corner to the other

crosswise

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of crosswise (Entry 2 of 2)

: going from one side or corner to another

: involved in a conflict or disagreement

crosswise

adverb
cross·wise | \ˈkrȯs-ˌwīz \

Kids Definition of crosswise

: so as to cross something The carrots were cut crosswise.

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