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English definition of “criss-cross”

criss-cross

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkrɪs.krɒs/ us    /-krɑːs/
to move or exist in a pattern of lines crossing something or each other: This area of the city is criss-crossed by railway lines.Patterns and shapesCrossing and moving through
criss-cross
adjective uk   us  
a criss-cross patternPatterns and shapes
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