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See definition of crosswise on Dictionary.com
  • adj.forming a cross; transverse
  • adv.across
  • adv.contrarily

synonyms for crosswise

  • diagonal
  • angular
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • across
  • aslant
  • astride
  • athwart
  • catty-cornered
  • catty-corner
  • cater-cornered
  • cater-corner
  • catercorner
  • kitty-cornered
  • kitty-corner
  • sideways
  • sideway
  • sidewise
  • cornerways
  • cornerwise
  • crossways
  • diagonally
  • on the bias
  • sidelong
  • transversely

antonyms for crosswise

MOST RELEVANT
  • head-on
  • lengthwise
  • longways
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      Then he scrambled upon a small branch, where he perched crosswise.
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      The front wheels of the car were turned around crosswise of the track, tearing up the planks, rails and earth.
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      WORDS RELATED TO CROSSWISE

      • athwart
      • crossways
      • crosswise
      • transversely
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