Definition of cross-stepping in English:

cross-stepping

noun

  • 1The action or process of making a cross-step; the crossing of one foot over another when stepping.

  • 2Surfing. The action, process, or technique of walking on a longboard, especially up to the nose, by crossing one foot over the other.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Course of Study Cook County Normal School. From either cross-step or cross-step + -ing.

Pronunciation

cross-stepping

/ˈkrɒ(s)stɛpɪŋ/