cross-


a combining form of cross.

Nearby words

  1. cross vine,
  2. cross wind,
  3. cross wire,
  4. cross wires,
  5. cross, wilbur lucius,
  6. cross-action,
  7. cross-addicted,
  8. cross-bearer,
  9. cross-bedded,
  10. cross-bench

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British Dictionary definitions for cross-

cross-

combining form

indicating action from one individual, group, etc, to anothercross-cultural; cross-fertilize; cross-refer
indicating movement, position, etc, across something (sometimes implying interference, opposition, or contrary action)crosscurrent; crosstalk
indicating a crosslike figure or intersectioncrossbones

Word Origin for cross-

from cross (in various senses)

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