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crosswise

[ kraws-wahyz, kros- ]SEE DEFINITION OF crosswise

Synonyms for crosswise

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

  • head on
  • lengthwise
  • straight on
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSSWISE

They go lengthwise and crosswise through every street but the High.

The berths are crosswise rather than lengthwise as in our sleepers.

The fates were playing, and in this case for once in the world's history their play was crosswise.

He also cuts off one of the forelegs of each, and puts it crosswise in the mouth.

The flesh was then stripped off, and the skull cut in two crosswise.

He jumped from his machine and laid it crosswise of the narrow road.

Tear one length, lengthwise; be careful not to tear it crosswise of the material.

Pare cucumbers, cut into halves lengthwise, crosswise also if long.

Lay them on a platter, crosswise, and place six poached eggs on top.

And why were they all crosswise with each other, like jackstraws?

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CROSSWISE

across

prepositiontraversing a space, side to side
  • athwart
  • beyond
  • cross
  • crossed
  • crosswise
  • opposite
  • over
  • transversely

diagonal

adjectiveangled
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