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 cold-blooded (or coldblood), mixed, crossbred, hybrid, mongrelRelated Words grade, half-bred; dihybrid, trihybrid; crossed, hybridized, interbred, outcrossedNear Antonyms pedigreed (or pedigree); inbred, linebred, straightbredAntonyms blooded, full-blood, full-blooded, purebred, thoroughbred

  2. 2 easily irritated or annoyed she was cross all day because of a nagging headache Synonyms 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, waspishRelated Words 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 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



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 trial, crucible, fire, gauntlet (also gantlet), ordealRelated Words 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 hybrid, crossbred, crossbreed, intercross, mongrelRelated Words mule; outcross; half-bred; mulattoNear Antonyms full-blood, pureblood, purebred, thoroughbred



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 backstab, betray, double-cross, sell (out), two-timeRelated Words give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [British], snitch (on), split (on) [British], tell (on), turn inNear Antonyms defend, guard, protect, safeguard, save, shieldAntonyms stand by

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

  3. 3 to make one's way through, across, or over you may have to cross some woods on the way Synonyms course, cover, traverse, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travelRelated Words 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 come (to), occur, dawn (on), strikeRelated Words recall, recollect, remember, reminisce; con, learn, memorize; appear, arrive, emerge, materializeNear Antonyms forget, unlearn; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

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