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Adjective: crosswise  'krós,wIz
  1. In the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross
  2. Lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
    "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"
Adverb: crosswise  'krós,wIz
  1. Not in the intended manner
    "things are going crosswise"
  2. Transversely
    - across, crossways

See also: cross, cross-section, cross-sectional, horizontal, thwartways [archaic], thwartwise [archaic], transversal, transverse

Antonym: lengthwise

Encyclopedia: Crosswise