Meaning of CROOKED in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ krʊkɪd ]
If you describe something as crooked , especially something that is usually straight, you mean that it is bent or twisted.
...the crooked line of his broken nose.
...a crooked little tree.
A crooked smile is uneven and bigger on one side than the other.
Polly gave her a crooked grin.
Nick was smiling crookedly at her.
If you describe a person or an activity as crooked , you mean that they are dishonest or criminal. ( INFORMAL )
...a crooked cop...
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006