- crossing over.
- a genotype resulting from crossing over.
- the act of crossing over in style, usually with the intention of broadening the commercial appeal to a wider audience.
- music that crosses over in style, occasionally sharing attributes with several musical styles and therefore often appealing to a broader audience.
- a step in which dancers exchange places.
- a step involving partners in which the woman moves from one side of her partner to the other, crossing in front of him.
Origin of crossover
Words nearby crossover
How to use crossover in a sentence
We’ve seen other sporty crossover EVs from Jaguar and Tesla, but the one area where the Mach-E truly breaks new ground is in the volume knob for its infotainment.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future|Dan Carney|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
Weatherly thought he had written a country love song, a potential hit for a guitar-picking crossover artist like Glen Campbell.Jim Weatherly, whose song ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’ started with a plane to Houston, dies at 77|Harrison Smith|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The goal applies to sedans, crossovers, SUVs, and most trucks—some larger passenger trucks are considered “heavy duty” and therefore might not be included.GM wants its cars to be fully electric by 2035. Here’s what that could mean for auto emissions.|Ula Chrobak|February 4, 2021|Popular-Science
The Bronco Sport is a unibody crossover about the same size as a Subaru Forester.Five Off-Road Vehicles to Look Forward to in 2021|Wes Siler|January 1, 2021|Outside Online
This plush crossover was one of my unexpected delights of the year.The best cars, SUVs, and crossovers we drove in 2020|Jonathan M. Gitlin|December 27, 2020|Ars Technica
Who can blame musicians for seeking a larger crossover audience?The Best Albums of 2014|Ted Gioia|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This video should give Disney enough fodder to create an action-packed Dumbo/Lion King crossover sequel.Young Elephant Takes on 14 Lions and Survives!|Alex Chancey, The Daily Beast Video|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crossover performer and Pervout.com owner Lance Hart avoids some of the increased risk his fellow colleagues face.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ruben Studdard I thought was fantastic, the best crossover singer since Luther Vandross for me.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has been a huge fan of the festival for years … and there has always been that traveler crossover with Glastonbury.London’s Pagan Counterculture Kings|Justin Jones|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seven miles to the east, the amber warning lights went dark and the detour barrier at Crossover 85 sank back into the roadway.
One day I was flying the lead plane and I called for a crossover.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Note that characters from each series crossover to or are mentioned in the others.Roy Blakely, Pathfinder|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
At the hull of the tractor, he made the foot-at-a-time crossover and again fought suit and current to get back to the cab.The Thirst Quenchers|Rick Raphael
Car 56 flashed under a crossover and into a long, gentle curve.
British Dictionary definitions for crossover
- another term for crossing over
- a chromosomal structure or character resulting from crossing over
Other Idioms and Phrases with crossover
Change from one field or affiliation to another, as in Graham Greene crossed over from the Anglican to the Roman Catholic Church, or If he doesn't run I'm going to cross over to the Democratic Party. [First half of 1900s]
Also, cross over to the other side. Die, as in It's a year since my grandmother crossed over to the other side. [c. 1930]