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Definitions of crosswise

  1. transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. not in the intended manner; "things are going crosswise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. In the form of a cross; across; transversely. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Across; in the shape of a cross. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Across; sometimes with to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Across; in the form of a cross; to play cross and pile, to play at tossing up money which had a cross on one side and a pile or pillar on the other. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. In the form of a cross. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for crosswise

  1. " All right," answered the lady, nodding, and gripped her bludgeon crosswise behind her back with two hands. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  2. The plaza was partitioned, and at regular intervals was a merchant, whose shop was a rude stick fixed upright in the ground, and having another crosswise at the top, covered with leaves and twigs, thus forming a sort of umbrella, to protect its sitting occupant from the sun. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
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