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

 

cross-question

 verb
verb
 
cross-question somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cross-question
 
he / she / it cross-questions
 
past simple cross-questioned
 
-ing form cross-questioning
 
 
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to question someone thoroughly and often in a way that seems aggressive Two police officers spent the next hour cross-questioning me.
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