follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

crosswise

[kraws-wahyz, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌwaɪz, ˈkrɒs-/
adverb
1.
across; transversely.
3.
Archaic. in the form of a cross.
adjective
4.
forming a cross; transverse.
Also, crossways.
Origin of crosswise
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English a cross wise in the form of a cross. See a-1, cross, wise2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for crosswise
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for crosswise

crosswise

/ˈkrɒsˌwaɪz/
adjective, adverb
1.
across; transversely
2.
in the shape of a cross
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crosswise

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crosswise

14
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crosswise