Definition of 'crisscross'
Example sentences containing 'crisscross'
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When she got to her feet she heard her knees crack, and the broadloom carpet had made deep red crisscross marks on her skin. AFTERMATH (2001)The mirror that night revealed the bluish-purple crisscross of stripes already turning a dark livid hue. COMPULSION (2001)
A rough sketch showed two rows of trees felled in a crisscross pattern, blasted but still clinging to their stumps. MINUTES TO BURN (2001)
Trends of 'crisscross'
Used Rarely. crisscross is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'crisscross'
British English: criss-cross VERB
If a person or thing criss-crosses an area, they travel from one side to the other and back again many times, following different routes. If a number of things criss-cross an area, they cross it, and cross over each other.
They criss-crossed the country by bus.
- American English: criss-cross
- Brazilian Portuguese: entrecruzar
- Chinese: 交叉往返
- European Spanish: recorrer de punta a punta
- French: parcourir en long et en large
- German: durchqueren
- Italian: attraversare in tutti i sensi
- Japanese: 行き来する
- Korean: 누비고 다니다
- European Portuguese: atravessar
- Spanish: recorrer de punta a punta
Definition of crisscross from the Collins English Dictionary
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