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cross

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cross

  1. 1 being offspring produced by parents of different races, breeds, species, or genera raises both purebred and cross lambs Synonyms of cross cold-blooded (or coldblood), mixed, crossbred, hybrid, mongrelWords Related to cross grade, half-bred; dihybrid, trihybrid; crossed, hybridized, interbred, outcrossedNear Antonyms of cross pedigreed (or pedigree); inbred, linebred, straightbredAntonyms of cross blooded, full-blood, full-blooded, purebred, thoroughbred

  2. 2 easily irritated or annoyed she was cross all day because of a nagging headache Synonyms of cross choleric, crabby, cranky, irritable, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspishWords Related to cross bearish, bilious, cantankerous, cross-grained, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, off-color (or off-colored), ornery, querulous, snarly, surly; argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, disputatious, fractious, fretful, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; huffy, pouty, sensitive, short, sulky, sullen, tetchy, thin-skinned, touchy; hot-blooded, passionateNear Antonyms of cross affable, companionable, cordial, extroverted (also extraverted), friendly, genial, gregarious, outgoing, sociable; agreeable, amiable, good-natured, good-tempered, sweet, well-disposed; carefree, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, relaxed; forbearing, long-suffering, obliging, patient, stoic (or stoical), tolerant, uncomplaining, understanding


cross

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cross

  1. 1 a test of faith, patience, or strength dyslexia is just my cross to bear, and I accepted it long ago Synonyms of cross trial, crucible, fire, gauntlet (also gantlet), ordealWords Related to cross baptism, initiation; adversity, affliction, asperity, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, privation, tragedy, tribulation, trouble, vicissitude, woe; acid test, litmus test; challenge, complication, difficulty, grief, grievance, hardship, rigor; annoyance, discomfort, inconvenience, nuisance

  2. 2 an offspring of parents with different genes especially when of different races, breeds, species, or genera the mare is an Arabian-Thoroughbred cross Synonyms of cross hybrid, crossbred, crossbreed, intercross, mongrelWords Related to cross mule; outcross; half-bred; mulattoNear Antonyms of cross full-blood, pureblood, purebred, thoroughbred


cross

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cross

  1. 1 to be unfaithful or disloyal to people who cross the local mob boss usually are found floating in the river Synonyms of cross backstab, betray, double-cross, sell (out), two-timeWords Related to cross give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [British], snitch (on), split (on) [British], tell (on), turn inNear Antonyms of cross defend, guard, protect, safeguard, save, shieldAntonyms of cross stand by

  2. 2 to divide by passing through or across there's a light where that street crosses Main Street Synonyms of cross bisect, intersect, cutWords Related to cross crisscross, decussate

  3. 3 to make one's way through, across, or over you may have to cross some woods on the way Synonyms of cross course, cover, traverse, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travelWords Related to cross hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross

  4. 4 to enter the mind of the idea did cross me that he might be pulling my leg Synonyms of cross come (to), occur, dawn (on), strikeWords Related to cross recall, recollect, remember, reminisce; con, learn, memorize; appear, arrive, emerge, materializeNear Antonyms of cross forget, unlearn; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook



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