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How to Pronounce cross-purpose?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cross-purpose" is [kɹˈɒspˈɜːpəs], [kɹˈɒspˈɜːpəs], [k_ɹ_ˈɒ_s_p_ˈɜː_p_ə_s].

Definition of cross-purpose

  1. A contrary purpose; contradiction; an enigma or a riddle.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are the misspellings for cross-purpose?

  • xross-purpose,
  • vross-purpose,
  • fross-purpose,
  • dross-purpose,
  • ceoss-purpose,
  • cdoss-purpose,
  • cfoss-purpose,
  • ctoss-purpose,
  • c5oss-purpose,
  • c4oss-purpose,
  • criss-purpose,
  • crkss-purpose,
  • crlss-purpose,
  • crpss-purpose,
  • cr0ss-purpose,
  • cr9ss-purpose,
  • croas-purpose,
  • crozs-purpose,
  • croxs-purpose,
  • crods-purpose

What is the adjective for cross-purpose?

The adjective form of the word "cross-purpose" is "cross-purposed".

Usage over time for cross-purpose:

This graph shows how "cross-purpose" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of cross-purpose?

The plural form of "cross-purpose" is "cross-purposes"

What is the singular form of cross-purpose?

The singular form of the word "cross-purpose" is "cross-purpose".

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