double–cross

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verb dou·ble–cross \ˌdə-bəl-ˈkrȯs\

Definition of double–cross

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deceive by double-dealing :  betray

double–crosser

noun

1903

First Known Use of double–cross

1903


DOUBLE–CROSS Defined for English Language Learners

double–cross

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verb dou·ble–cross \ˌdə-bəl-ˈkrȯs\

Definition of double–cross for English Language Learners

  • : to cheat or deceive (someone) especially by doing something that is different from what you said you would do


DOUBLE–CROSS Defined for Kids

double–cross

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verb dou·ble–cross \ˌdə-bəl-ˈkrȯs\

Definition of double–cross for Students

double–crossed

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double–crossing

  1. :  betray 2

double–crosser

noun

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