Definition of Double-crossing

1. Noun. An act of betrayal. "I could no longer tolerate his impudent double-crossing"

Exact synonyms: Double Cross
Generic synonyms: Betrayal, Perfidy, Treachery, Treason
Derivative terms: Double Cross, Double Cross



Definition of Double-crossing

1. Verb. (present participle of double-cross) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-crossing

double-check
double-checked
double-checking
double-checks
double-chinned
double-click
double-clicked
double-clicking
double-clicks
double-count
double-cross
double-crossed
double-crosser
double-crossers
double-crosses
double-crossing (current term)
double-date
double-deal
double-dealer
double-dealers
double-dealing
double-deals
double-dealt
double-decker
double-decker bus
double-decker buses
double-deckers
double-declutch
double-digit
double-dip

Literary usage of Double-crossing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1915)
"Diagram to illustrate double crossing over. The white and the black rods (a) twist and cross at two points. Where they cross they are represented as uniting ..."

2. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1903)
"It is not absolutely safe to use double crossing frogs on a less angle than fifteen degrees, as they then cease to be self-guarding, especially so on curves ..."

3. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1904)
"It is not absolutely safe to use double crossing frogs on a less angle than fifteen degrees, as they then cease to be self-guarding, especially so on curves ..."

4. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"52, whenever double crossing over takes place between y and B, the two series that result, ... Thus double crossing over by increasing the number of B FIG. ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"One instance of a double crossing caused by the straight track of one road intersecting the curved track of another at Dayton, O., was shown to have existed ..."

6. My Adventures with Your Money by George Graham Rice (1913)
"THE " double-crossing " OP RAWHIDE COALITION AT the close of the day's business on December 7th, our brokers, a single firm, members of the New York Stock ..."

7. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"As a result of this double-crossing over, the non- cross over classes are increased and the cross over classes are diminished (Diag. ic). ..."

8. Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila by Thomas Hunt Morgan, Calvin Blackman Bridges (1916)
"percentage of cross-overs) will be less than the diagram indicates, because the diagram has been corrected for double crossing-over. ..."

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