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CROSSFIRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crossfire mean? 

CROSSFIRE (noun)
  The noun CROSSFIRE has 2 senses:

1. a lively or heated interchange of ideas and opinions
2. fire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross

  Familiarity information: CROSSFIRE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CROSSFIRE (noun)


Sense 1crossfire [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lively or heated interchange of ideas and opinions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("crossfire" is a kind of...):

conversation (the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.)


Sense 2crossfire [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("crossfire" is a kind of...):

fire; firing (the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy)


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