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See definition of crossways on Dictionary.com
  • as incrosswise
  • as incrosswise/crossways
  • as indiagonal
  • as inintersection
  • as incrossing

synonyms for crossways

  • diagonally
  • horizontally
  • vertically
  • angular
  • aslant
  • athwart
  • awry
  • contrariwise
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
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antonyms for crossways

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  • head on
  • lengthwise
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How to use crossways in a sentence

Dangerfield must have been expecting something to go crossways in Phœnix and had some of his misguided friends watching McKibben.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
To-day the holy relics will be borne through the streets and crossways of the city.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
We passed some very pretty peasant girls, dressed in bodices laced crossways with ribbon.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
It lay at the crossways of two roads—like a log on a saw-buck—and our route was around it to the left.
THE COLONEL OF THE RED HUZZARSJOHN REED SCOTT
Pull her round crossways to the swell and get away from the side—quick!
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
Yo' jes' want to stand clear if yo' see Mr. Peth an' Tom lookin' crossways at each other.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
He divined that this mood was to continue and instead of getting off his pony he swung crossways in the saddle.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Cutting from the back to the thin part, crossways, and the sound divided so as to give each person a small portion.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
Over the bark they laid boughs of butternut and maple, with long sticks placed crossways to keep them in place.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, SEPTEMBER 21, 1880VARIOUS
In the crossways which intersect the carriage-drive, all the families of the city walk to enjoy the cool of the evening.
THINGS SEEN IN SPAINC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO CROSSWAYS

  • angular
  • aslant
  • athwart
  • awry
  • contrariwise
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • crossways
  • diagonally
  • horizontally
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
  • vertically
  • askew
  • bevel
  • beveled
  • bias
  • biased
  • cater-cornered
  • catty-cornered
  • cornerways
  • cross
  • crossways
  • crosswise
  • kitty-cornered
  • oblique
  • skewing
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • transversal
  • transverse
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