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Definition of criss-cross verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˈkrɪs krɔs//
[transitive, intransitive] criss-cross (something) criss-cross something (with something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they criss-cross
he / she / it criss-crosses
past simple criss-crossed
-ing form criss-crossing
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to make a pattern on something with many straight lines that cross each other The city is criss-crossed with canals. Searchlights were criss-crossing the sky.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: criss-cross

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