Definition of acrost in English:

acrost

preposition

British, US, Australian, Regional
non-standard
  • Across.

adverb

US, British, Australian, Regional
non-standard
  • Across.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Essex Institute Historical Collections. Variant of across and across, with excrescent -t, as also in amidst, against, amongst, etc.

Pronunciation

acrost

/əˈkrɒst/