crisscross

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English "Christ's cross"

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crisscross (third-person singular simple present crisscrosses, present participle crisscrossing, simple past and past participle crisscrossed)

  1. To move back and forth (over something.)
  2. To mark something with crossed lines.

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Noun[edit]

crisscross (plural crisscrosses)

  1. A pattern of crossed lines.
  2. A mark or cross, such as the signature of a person who is unable to write.
  3. A child's game played on paper or on a slate, consisting of lines arranged in the form of a cross.

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Adjective[edit]

crisscross (not comparable)

  1. marked with crossed lines

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Adverb[edit]

crisscross (not comparable)

  1. crossing one another

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