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cross-question Syllabification: cross-ques·tion

Definition of cross-question in English:


[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
More example sentences
  • 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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