[ kraws-out, kros- ]

  1. a word, line, etc., that has been crossed out.

Origin of cross-out

Noun use of verb phrase cross out

Words Nearby cross-out Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cross-out in a sentence

  • He finally moved the cross out of the view of his webcam and grabbed a small, clear vial.

    My $295 Skype Exorcism | Scott Bixby | February 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • I do not intend to cross out this statement about the most striking landmark of Paris, the participant in most of my vistas.

    Paris Vistas | Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • We had to read all their letters and cross out any military info that the enemy might pick up.

  • After reading letters for a couple of hours, I don't believe we bothered to cross out much.

  • The girl seemed to cross out those words with an energetic move of her head.

    The Brain | Alexander Blade
  • However, there might be no harm in my trying, and perhaps the school-master would cross out the bad language.

    Erema | R. D. Blackmore