[kraws-oh-ver, kros-]


Nearby words

  1. crossline,
  2. crossly,
  3. crossman,
  4. crossness,
  5. crossopterygian,
  6. crossover distortion,
  7. crossover network,
  8. crossover value,
  9. crosspatch,
  10. crosspiece

Origin of crossover

First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase cross over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for crossover

British Dictionary definitions for crossover



a place at which a crossing is made
  1. another term for crossing over
  2. a chromosomal structure or character resulting from crossing over
railways a point of transfer between two main lines
a recording, book, or other product that becomes popular in a genre other than its own


(of music, fashion, art, etc) combining two distinct styles
(of a performer, writer, recording, book, etc) having become popular in more than one genre
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