cross-ex·am·ine • v. [tr.] question (a witness called by the other party) in a court of law to discredit or undercut testimony already given.Compare with direct examination. ∎ question (someone) aggressively or in great detail. DERIVATIVES: cross-ex·am·i·na·tion n. cross-ex·am·in·er n.
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