previous next
Cross, adj. 1) passing in different directions, cutting each other, zigzag: “the c. blue lightning,” Caes. I, 3, 50. “quick c. lightning,” Lr. IV, 7, 35.
2) perverse: “what c. devil made me put this main secret in the packet I sent the king?” H8 III, 2, 214. “my state, which is c. and full of sin,” Rom. IV, 3, 5.
3) malapert: nor hast thou pleasure to be c. in “talk,” Shr. II, 251. “my lord of York will still be c. in talk,” R3 III, 1, 126. “be c. with him,” Tit. II, 3, 53.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: