- a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other in the middle to form an X.
- embroidery or needlepoint done with this stitch.
verb (used with or without object)
- to work in cross-stitch.
- an embroidery stitch made by two stitches forming a cross
- embroidery worked with this stitch
- to embroider (a piece of needlework) with cross-stitch