crossover

[ kraws-oh-ver, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌoʊ vər, ˈkrɒs- /

noun

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Origin of crossover

First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase cross over
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British Dictionary definitions for crossover

crossover
/ (ˈkrɒsˌəʊvə) /

noun

adjective

(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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Idioms and Phrases with crossover

cross over

1

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]

2

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]

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