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Meaning of CROSSWISE

Pronunciation:  'kros`wIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"
  2. [adv]  not in the intended manner; "things are going crosswise"
  3. [adj]  in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross
  4. [adj]  lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"
 

CROSSWISE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: across, cross(a), crossing(a), cross-section(a), cross-sectional, crossways, horizontal, thwartwise, transversal, transverse
 
 Antonyms: lengthways, lengthwise
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cross"wise`\ (-w?z`), adv.
In the form of a cross; across; transversely. --Longfellow.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: across, across the grain, athwart, athwartships, awkward, bendwise, bias, biased, biaswise, bulky, catercorner, catercornered, choking, clumsy, constrictive, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, counterproductive, crisscross, cross, cross-grained, crossing, crossway, crossways, cumbersome, diagonal, hindering, hindersome, hulking, hulky, impractical, in the way, inconvenient, inhibiting, inhibitive, interrupting, interruptive, kittycorner, oblique, obliquely, obstructing, obstructive, obstruent, occlusive, overthwart, perverse, ponderous, repressive, restrictive, sideways, sidewise, slant, stifling, strangling, suppressive, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, transversal, transverse, transversely, traverse, troublesome, unhandy, unmanageable, unwieldy
 

 

 

 

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