Meaning of CROOKED in English

CROOKED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

crooked

He grinned at me, showing rotten, crooked teeth.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

smile

The crooked smile was fixed and deliberate.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

crooked teeth

A crooked civil servant sold hundreds of British passports on the black market, a court heard yesterday.

Smoke rose out of the crooked chimney.

The land was obtained in a crooked business deal between politicians and an Arizona savings and loans association.

The picture's crooked - move it a little to the left.

They moved down the narrow crooked streets of the old town.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He never knew his father, his uncles were on the fringes of crooked activity and his drunken step-father sold second-hand cars.

Held crooked , a little behind him, it served no useful purpose.

Mary's uncle had black hair with some white in it, and high, crooked shoulders.

Now that he was gone I supposed that the crooked would be made straight and the rough places plain.

Physically most disturbing of all was his collection of jutting and crooked teeth.

She knows her party is vulnerable to any hint of being kind to crooked capitalists.

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