Definition of cross street in English:

cross street


North American
  • A street that crosses another street or connects two streets.

    ‘turn at the cross street into Sunset Place’
    • ‘The cross streets most affected are 32nd, 38th and 46th streets, the report said.’
    • ‘I hadn't been to the area in at least five or six years and I didn't even remember the cross street name anymore.’
    • ‘The next cross street had a familiar name that she'd heard some place.’
    • ‘The city's existing cross streets will be extended across the various sites, in roughly their pre-1950s configuration.’
    • ‘We plastered them all over, extending our target area to include several major cross streets, as well as two local dog parks.’


cross street