crossways crossways

Definition(s):

  • (adv) transversely

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And I don't want to get crossways with his people.
  2. In order to hit a target in your bomb run, you have to fly a straight course, and you usually try to bomb on the length of the bridge and not crossways.
  3. The old Nixon and Reagan Cabinet officer had got crossways with Dubya's father and with his successor at State, James Baker.

News

  • Idaho's Warm River in election hot water

    The eastern Idaho village of Warm River waded into a little hot water recently after getting crossways with state election law.
    on September 20, 2013     Source: KIVI Boise

Quotes

  1. "The Coast Guard is a significant tenant in our Crossways Commerce Center business park," said Tony Beck, Regional Vice President, Southern Virginia Region. "We are always looking for opportunities to accommodate the expansion needs of our...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Beck Source: Business Wire (press release)

  2. "We became very good friends," Smith said of Lipscomb. "But we kind of got crossways during a game in '59. They were the [defending] champs and we beat 'em by a touchdown [38-31] at Baltimore." "That game, Big Daddy tried to break my...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Jim Ray Smith Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

  3. "If you get crossways with the governor, you're not going to get a line of credit, and that's just not a good way to do business," Kennedy said. "That's how we end up with projects that most reasonable people would look at and say that's not...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: Natchez Democrat

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