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Noun: crook  krûk
  1. Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    - criminal, felon, outlaw, malefactor
     
  2. A circular segment of a curve
    "a crook in the path";
    - bend, twist, turn
     
  3. A long staff with one end being hook shaped
    - shepherd's crook
Verb: crook  krûk
  1. Bend or cause to bend
    "He crooked his index finger";
    - curve
Adjective: crook  krûk
Usage: Austral, NZ
  1. Somewhat ill or prone to illness
    "my poor crook grandmother";
    - ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy, out of sorts, off-colour [Brit]

Derived forms: crooking, crooks, crooked

See also: ill, sick

Type of: bend, curve, curved shape, flex, principal, staff

Encyclopedia: Crook, County Durham