- situated or traveling in a direction extending across a town or city: a crosstown street; a crosstown bus.
- in a direction extending across a town or city: The car sped crosstown.
- Informal. a bus running primarily in a crosstown direction.
Origin of crosstown
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Examples from the Web for cross-town
At the corner of Twenty-third Street she took a cross-town car.Phases of an Inferior Planet
At five in the morning the cross-town streets are almost deserted.Comrade Yetta
He led the way in the run down the stairs, and aided his companions onto the cross-town car.By the Light of the Soul
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The cab came opposite a tall apartment house at the junction of a cross-town car line.Ann Arbor Tales
Karl Edwin Harriman
The west half of the shaft was for the exclusive use of the contractor for the Cross-Town Tunnels.Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910
James H. Brace and Francis Mason
- US and Canadian going across or following a route across a towna cross-town bus
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