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Meaning of "criss-crossed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRISS-CROSSED

criss-crossed  [ˈkrɪsˌkrɒst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRISS-CROSSED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Criss-Crossed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRISS-CROSSED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of criss-crossed in the English dictionary

The definition of criss-crossed in the dictionary is crossed over each other.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRISS-CROSSED


accost
əˈkɒst
Bifrost
ˈbɪvrɒst
compost
ˈkɒmpɒst
cost
kɒst
defrost
diːˈfrɒst
embossed
ɪmˈbɒst
frost
frɒst
hoarfrost
ˈhɔːˌfrɒst
Landdrost
ˈlændrɒst
Landrost
ˈlændrɒst
long-lost
ˈlɒŋlɒst
lost
lɒst
low-cost
ˌləʊˈkɒst
non-prossed
ˌnɒnˈprɒst
Pentecost
ˈpɛntɪˌkɒst
permafrost
ˈpɜːməˌfrɒst
repost
rɪˈpɒst
riposte
rɪˈpɒst
uncrossed
ʌnˈkrɒst
wast
wɒst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRISS-CROSSED

crispier
crispiest
crispily
Crispin
crispiness
crisply
crispness
crisps
crispy
criss-crossing
crissa
crissal
crisscross
crissum
crista
cristae
cristate
cristated
cristiform

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRISS-CROSSED

blessed
compressed
depressed
distressed
dressed
embarrassed
engrossed
enmossed
fossed
get one´s wires crossed
impressed
obsessed
pissed
pressed
processed
star-crossed
storm-tossed
stressed
to be sadly missed
unglossed

Synonyms and antonyms of criss-crossed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «criss-crossed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRISS-CROSSED

Find out the translation of criss-crossed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of criss-crossed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «criss-crossed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

纵横交错的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

surcada
570 millions of speakers

English

criss-crossed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

- criss पार कर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تتقاطع -
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перекрещивали
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

atravessada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রেখা, তরঙ্গ ইত্যাদির-অতিক্রম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sillonné
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersilang-silang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kreuz und quer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

- 十字交差
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

- 골 교차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Criss-crossed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đan chéo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறுக்கும் நெடுக்குமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिश-पार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Criss geçti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

criss -crossed
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

biegną
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перехрещували
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

criss - a trecut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σταυρώνεται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deurkruis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

genomkorsas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på kryss og tvers
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of criss-crossed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRISS-CROSSED»

The term «criss-crossed» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.765 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRISS-CROSSED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about criss-crossed

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRISS-CROSSED»

Discover the use of criss-crossed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to criss-crossed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Remember
Amanda Suddeth. Criss-Crossed You Criss-crossed you I'll take you by the hand Off to somewhere new Criss-crossed you Criss-Crossed you Take me on this ride The good and the bad Criss-crossed you Criss-crossed you And I want you to ...
Amanda Suddeth, 2011
2
Resolving Traumatic Memories: Metaphors and Symbols in ...
"It slices, it curves." 'It slices and curves. And are those slices and curves sliced and curved in any particular way?' "Some are separate, and some are criss crossed." And do you know which ones are separate and which ones are criss crossed ...
David J. Grove, 1989
3
Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Cellulose
These algae have ordered walls either with criss-crossed textures which are likely not relevant to helicoidal organization, or with helicoids that are deposited during only part of the cell cycle. The wall of Oocystis is the best known example of ...
Candace H. Haigler, 1990
4
Weather Report: A Novel:
He glanced at the two snipers, who were now steely-eyed and iron-backed, and Wilson was certain that if he had one of those machines (not invented yet) that allowed you to see the electric currents that criss-crossed the air, he would see a  ...
Zubin J. Shroff, 2011
5
Election Official Training in Bangladesh: Project Overview ...
lf necessary to ensure accuracy, teams can trade places and recount the stacks for a different candidate LJ After all the ballot papers for a candidate have been stacked in criss-crossed batches of 100, count any remaining number of ballot ...
‎1996
6
Cognition Education and Multimedia: Exploring Ideas in High ...
So, it is notjust important that a domain's landscape be criss-crossed—how it is criss-crossed is an important consideration. Ofcourse, it should be criss-crossed in such a way that useful instructional contrasts are highlighted. Furthermore ...
Rand J. Spiro, Don Nix, Rand Spiro, 2012
7
Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant
(New English Bible) masterful, in the country criss-crossed with rivers. (Jerusalem Bible) Falling as it did in Chapter 1 8 of the book of Isaiah, it was certain that this passage had been written by Isaiah himself.59 This meant, of course, that it ...
Graham Hancock, 1993
8
Harrap's essential English Dictionary
2 Crisp weather is refreshingly cold. o noun: crisps Crisps are very thin slices of potato fried until very hard, sold in packets as a snack. Criss-cross /'knskros/ verb; adjective o verb: criss-crosses, criss-crossing, criss-crossed Things criss-cross ...
‎1996
9
Madame W
The bottles came six to a wooden crate and for 25 cents each they were delivered right to your door. On delivery day we would leave the empty bottles in the 160 LEILA ISRAEL WEISBERG The Eye Patch Syndrome Criss-Crossed Memories.
Leila Israel Weisberg, 2006
10
The Big Canada Reproducible Activity Book!
Criss-crossed. Colours. in. the. Sky: Northern Lights Crossword Puzzle! ANSWERS: 1-Inuit;2-borealis;3-aurora;4-energy;5-gold;6-solar 1. They believed the sky colours to be spirits of dead hunters (down) 2. Second name in the two- word ...
Carole Marsh, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRISS-CROSSED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term criss-crossed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Out of sight but not power, Erdogan eyes snap Turkish election
... bordering Iran, Iraq and Syria, with Islamic State militants ensconced hundreds of meters from borders constantly criss-crossed by refugees. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
Twizzlers, Rice Krispie Treats Sustain US Negotiators on Iran in …
... nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief in November 2013, negotiators from six world powers and Iran have criss-crossed the globe ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Connections key to conservation bang for buck
Low-quality connections would be degraded forest or one criss-crossed by barriers like roads. The quality of the connection between two ... «ABC Science Online, Jul 15»
4
Want juicy grilled chicken?
The usual outcome is either an attractive bronzed, criss-crossed exterior covering a desiccated centre, or something rubbery, pale and slightly ... «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
5
Maggie Rose Talks Candidly About Country Radio & New Music
I traveled the country and criss-crossed it, probably, dozens of times. I wasn't doing a ton of writing because I was so in the trenches of the ... «Popdust, Jul 15»
6
The secret to cooking with onions
In Nice, and all around the Ligurian sea, the same onions are spread on very flat pizzas, then sprinkled with fresh thyme, criss-crossed with ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
Cicada Cacophony
While the forewings of this cicada were criss-crossed with black veins, the hind wings were white, and that's what we saw when they flew. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
8
Proof is in the pudding for romney ewe hogget winner
These ewes have been identified and their progeny criss-crossed, but I'm doubtful if the actual milking trait is genetic as results to date have ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
9
Tankers criss-cross sweltering city
For the past few weeks, the city has been witnessing a repeat of 2003 and 2004 when tankers criss-crossed the city roads day and night to ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
10
Grateful Dead Memories: My Long, Strange Trip
After my first year at Lehman College (also in the Bronx), I criss-crossed the country with Ed Bender, ending up in Berkeley. Walking down ... «CelebStoner, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Criss-Crossed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/criss-crossed>. Jul 2019 ».
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