- question (a witness called by the other party) in a court of law to challenge or extend testimony already given；question (someone) aggressively or in great detail
verb: cross-examine, 3rd person present: cross-examines, gerund or present participle: cross-examining, past tense: cross-examined, past participle: cross-examined
- 1. question (a witness called by the other party) in a court of law to challenge or extend testimony already given:
he would decline to cross-examine the prosecution witness
- 2. question (someone) aggressively or in great detail:
I was cross-examined over the breakfast table
...silent sits on the long-distance car, opened one's mouth under the cross-examining of the young visitors in the same car at last. He just came...
... wrong money to redeem a vow pledged an idea regardless of journey faraway, cross-examine to send money to a terminal station all the way.Is really touched>...
...time, barging into his cocktail hour when he wanted only torelax, cross-examining him at dinner, handing him memos to read late atnight...