"cross-reading" Definition

  1. n. The reading of the lines of a newspaper directly across the page, instead of down the columns, thus producing a ludicrous combination of ideas.

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Position in dictionary: 23050 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "cross-reading": 1
Words that end with "cross-reading": 1
Words that contain "cross-reading": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of cross-reading

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