Definition of cross-question in English:


Syllabification: cross-ques·tion


[with object]
  • Question (someone) in great detail; cross-examine: it seemed ungrateful to cross-question him (as noun cross-questioning) the cross-questioning of Lopez
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    • They cross-questioned him and then recross-questioned him to check on his consistency.
    • It also cross-questioned me, but ended up giving me the information I wanted.
    • Arguing for such a debate, he said he wanted the chance to cross-question him without notes.

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