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Adjective: crooked (crookeder,crookedest)  krû-kid
  1. Irregular in shape or outline
    "a dress with a crooked hemline";
    - asymmetrical
  2. Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    "a little oldish misshapen crooked woman";
    - hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping
  3. Having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
    "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
  4. [informal] Tending to act dishonestly in exchange for money or other personal gain
    - corrupt, bent [Brit, informal]
Verb: crook  krûk
  1. Bend or cause to bend
    "He crooked his index finger";
    - curve

Derived forms: crookeder, crookedest

See also: akimbo, anfractuous, aquiline, askew, awry, cockeyed [informal], coiled, configuration, conformation, contorted, contour, deflective, dishonest, dishonorable [US], dishonourable [Brit, Cdn], form, geniculate, gnarled, gnarly, honestness, honesty, hooked, indirect, irregular, knobbed, knotted, knotty, lopsided, malposed, reflexed, refractive, shape, skew-whiff [Brit, informal], sneaky, squiggly, tortuous, twisting, twisty, underhand, underhanded, unerect, unlawful, voluminous, warped, windblown, winding, windy[2], wonky [informal], writhed, writhen, wry, zigzag, zig-zag

Type of: bend, flex

Antonym: straight

Encyclopedia: Crooked

Crook, Mark