criss-cross


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to criss-cross: Criss cross applesauce

criss-cross


Past participle: criss-crossed
Gerund: criss-crossing

Imperative
criss-cross
criss-cross
Present
I criss-cross
you criss-cross
he/she/it criss-crosses
we criss-cross
you criss-cross
they criss-cross
Preterite
I criss-crossed
you criss-crossed
he/she/it criss-crossed
we criss-crossed
you criss-crossed
they criss-crossed
Present Continuous
I am criss-crossing
you are criss-crossing
he/she/it is criss-crossing
we are criss-crossing
you are criss-crossing
they are criss-crossing
Present Perfect
I have criss-crossed
you have criss-crossed
he/she/it has criss-crossed
we have criss-crossed
you have criss-crossed
they have criss-crossed
Past Continuous
I was criss-crossing
you were criss-crossing
he/she/it was criss-crossing
we were criss-crossing
you were criss-crossing
they were criss-crossing
Past Perfect
I had criss-crossed
you had criss-crossed
he/she/it had criss-crossed
we had criss-crossed
you had criss-crossed
they had criss-crossed
Future
I will criss-cross
you will criss-cross
he/she/it will criss-cross
we will criss-cross
you will criss-cross
they will criss-cross
Future Perfect
I will have criss-crossed
you will have criss-crossed
he/she/it will have criss-crossed
we will have criss-crossed
you will have criss-crossed
they will have criss-crossed
Future Continuous
I will be criss-crossing
you will be criss-crossing
he/she/it will be criss-crossing
we will be criss-crossing
you will be criss-crossing
they will be criss-crossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been criss-crossing
you have been criss-crossing
he/she/it has been criss-crossing
we have been criss-crossing
you have been criss-crossing
they have been criss-crossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been criss-crossing
you will have been criss-crossing
he/she/it will have been criss-crossing
we will have been criss-crossing
you will have been criss-crossing
they will have been criss-crossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been criss-crossing
you had been criss-crossing
he/she/it had been criss-crossing
we had been criss-crossing
you had been criss-crossing
they had been criss-crossing
Conditional
I would criss-cross
you would criss-cross
he/she/it would criss-cross
we would criss-cross
you would criss-cross
they would criss-cross
Past Conditional
I would have criss-crossed
you would have criss-crossed
he/she/it would have criss-crossed
we would have criss-crossed
you would have criss-crossed
they would have criss-crossed
Translations

criss-cross

[ˈkrɪskrɒs]
A. ADJentrecruzado
B. N a criss-cross of pathsveredas fpl entrecruzadas
C. VIentrecruzarse

criss-cross

crisscross [ˈkrɪskrɒs]
vt [person, vehicle, roads] [+ country, area] → sillonner; [roads] [+ city, town] → quadriller
vi [lines, wires, roads] → s'entrecroiser
modif [pattern, design] → en croisillons
a criss-cross diamond pattern → un quadrillage en losanges

criss-cross

[ˈkrɪsˌkrɒs]
1. adj (lines) → incrociato/a, intrecciato/a; (pattern) → a linee incrociate
2. vtincrociare

criss-cross

(ˈkriskros) adjective
made of lines which cross each other repeatedly. a criss-cross pattern.
References in classic literature ?
The tops of their heads had no hair, but were carved into a variety of fantastic shapes, some having a row of points or balls around the top, others designs resembling flowers or vegetables, and still others having squares that looked like waffles cut criss-cross on their heads.
These have criss-cross yellow lines painted on the road (see "road markings").
Strutting her stuff on the Paris Fashion Show, the 18-year old model donned a daring criss-cross dress that showed off her under boobs.
Every connecting criss-cross symbolizes how their paths crossed and the ring narrows at the base [to] reflect how their bond continues to grow closer and stronger over time
In addition to the assistance provided to individuals and families dealing with financial concerns, CRISS-CROSS also provides representative payee services.
Take them over across the ponytail, making a criss-cross detail, and tie together underneath the pony with a tiny no-snag elastic (get them in packs of 50 for a quid or two from Boots or Superdrug).
Two of England''s oldest amateur clubs will play on the special ground, which will be mowed with criss-cross stripes like Wembley, as part of the Football Association''s 150th anniversary celebrations.
THIS summer, a coalition of unions - Unite, Unison, GMB, PCS and CWU, along with the TUC - will criss-cross England on a series of bus tours, asking you for your ideas on how to change the country for the better.
Whether it's one solid black panel or criss-cross contrasting lines, the cinching effect will bestow a waist of enviable proportions.
IMAGINE you can criss-cross the globe at the touch of a button.
The four corner lights all stop together and people can criss-cross to each side where the yellow lines are so they don't have to run across one road and press another light to run across another.
6 COOL IT OFF Leave to cool, and then place the anchovy fillets in a criss-cross pattern on each pepper.