Complete Definition of "crossword"

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English

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Pronunciation
AHD|/kros'-werd/
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Etymology
cross + word

Noun
en-noun

  1. A word puzzle in which interlocking words are entered usually horizontally and vertically into a grid based on clues given for each word.

Synonyms
crossword puzzle

Translations
trans-top|a word puzzle
Bosnian: križaljka#Bosnian|križaljka f
Bulgarian: кръстословица f
Crimean Tatar: krossvord
Czech: křížovka f
Dutch: kruiswoordraadsel n, kruiswoordpuzzel m
Finnish: ristisana, ristisanatehtävä
French: mots croisés m|p, grille de mots croisés f
German: Kreuzworträtsel n :de:Kreuzworträtsel|(de)
Greek: σταυρόλεξο (staurolexo, stavrolexo)
Hebrew: תשבץ (tashbetz) m
Hungarian: t|hu|keresztrejtvény
Icelandic: Krossgáta f
Indonesian: teka-teki silang
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Italian: cruciverba m, parole crociate f|p
Japanese: クロスワードパズル
Polish: krzyżówka f
Portugueses: palavras cruzadas f|p
Romanian: cuvinte încrucişate f|p
Serbian:

Slovak: krížovka f
Spanish: crucigrames
Swedish: korsord
Telugu: గళ్ళ నుడికట్టు (gaLLa nuDikaTTu), పదబంధ ప్రహేళిక (padabaMdha prahELika)
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See also
acrostic
game
puzzle

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