from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Variant of crosswise.
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- adv. transversely; crosswise
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as crosswise, 2, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. transversely
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Annesley's heart seemed to drop out of its place, to go "crossways," as her old Irish nurse used to say a million years ago.
Jesus, Andy, you nearly put the heart crossways on me.
Addressed to his Son ', are written crossways across the flap, apparently in Bloomfield's hand.
I got crossways here with many regulars a long time ago for calling backup a troll when he was captain mantastic.
While butter and jam are very nice on a soda farl, the BEST way to eat one (though not necessarily the healthiest) is to cut it crossways, fry the cut sides in a little bit of butter, and then serve it as a sandwich with crisp bacon (or sausages) and a fried egg.
I did not expect to discover that being a Christian might put one crossways with the assumptions that shape "normality" -- assumptions that make war unproblematic -- but like it or not, I became convinced that Christians cannot kill.
This often put her crossways with people that she loved.
He dropped back on the bed crossways so that his feet were still on the floor, and stared up at the ceiling.
When I was in exile a few years back, I took a bunch of classes at the U here, the modern version of closetting yourself in a monastery when you got crossways with the King.
I've been tossing out theories left, right and crossways all season long.