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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [krawst, krost]
    • /krɔst, krɒst/
    • /krɒs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [krawst, krost]
    • /krɔst, krɒst/

Definitions of crossed word

  • adjective crossed angry and annoyed; ill-humored; snappish: Don't be cross with me. Synonyms: petulant, fractious, irascible, waspish, crabbed, churlish, sulky, cantankerous, cranky, ill-tempered, impatient, irritable, fretful, touchy, testy. Antonyms: good-natured, good-humored; agreeable. 1
  • adjective crossed lying or passing crosswise or across each other; athwart; transverse: cross timbers. 1
  • adjective crossed involving a reciprocal action, interchange, or the like: a cross-endorsement of political candidates; cross-marketing of related services. 1
  • adjective crossed contrary; opposite: They were at cross purposes with each other. 1
  • adjective crossed adverse; unfavorable. 1
  • adjective crossed crossbred; hybrid. 1

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Parts of speech for Crossed


crossed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

crossed usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for crossed

preposition crossed

  • across — If someone or something goes across a place or a boundary, they go from one side of it to the other.
  • transversely — lying or extending across or in a cross direction; cross.

adjective crossed

  • crossbred — (of plants or animals) produced as a result of crossbreeding
  • mixed — put together or formed by mixing.
  • interdenominational — occurring between, involving, or common to different religious denominations.
  • interbred — to crossbreed (a plant or animal).

Antonyms for crossed

verb crossed

  • abetted — to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval, usually in wrongdoing: to abet a swindler; to abet a crime.
  • assisted — to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture.
  • disconnected — disjointed; broken.
  • aided — to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire.
  • disjoined — separated; disunited.

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