Crossly
Crossly Cross"ly, adv. Athwart; adversely; unfortunately; peevishly; fretfully; with ill humor. [1913 Webster]

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  • crossly — adv. Crossly is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑mutter, ↑reply, ↑say …   Collocations dictionary

  • crossly — cross ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating… …   English terms dictionary

  • crossly — adverb in an ill natured manner she looked at her husband crossly • Syn: ↑grouchily, ↑grumpily • Derived from adjective: ↑grumpy (for: ↑grumpily), ↑grouchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • crossly — adverb see cross III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crossly — /kraws lee, kros /, adv. in a cross or angry manner. [1585 95; CROSS + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • crossly — adverb In a cross manner …   Wiktionary

  • crossly — adv. angrily, irritably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crossly — cross·ly …   English syllables

  • crossly adv — I want to go over to the other side of the road, but I m too chicken, said Tom crossly …   English expressions

  • grouchily — adverb in an ill natured manner she looked at her husband crossly • Syn: ↑crossly, ↑grumpily • Derived from adjective: ↑grumpy (for: ↑grumpily), ↑grouchy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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