- situated or traveling in a direction extending across a town or city: a crosstown street; a crosstown bus.
- in a direction extending across a town or city: The car sped crosstown.
- Informal. a bus running primarily in a crosstown direction.
Origin of crosstown
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Examples from the Web for crosstown
Crosstown, uptown, and downtown you may move without seeing her.Strictly Business
At the foot of every crosstown street is a bonfire of sunset.Where the Blue Begins
By and by they got into a crosstown car, and it was when Win was being helped out by the lion tamer that a motor dashed past.Winnie Childs
C. N. Williamson
They passed Forty-second Street and turned into Forty-fifth, just as the lights in the crosstown cars had been put out.Mortmain
Arthur Cheny Train
They crossed the moving bands by an overhead bridge and cut down a narrow canyon to the entrance of a crosstown series of bands.