Meaning of CROOKED in English

CROOKED

1.

If you describe something as ~, especially something that is usually straight, you mean that it is bent or twisted.

...the ~ line of his broken nose.

...a ~ little tree.

? straight

ADJ

2.

A ~ smile is uneven and bigger on one side than the other.

Polly gave her a ~ grin.

= lopsided

ADJ

~ly

Nick was smiling ~ly at her.

ADV

3.

If you describe a person or an activity as ~, you mean that they are dishonest or criminal. (INFORMAL)

...a ~ cop...

= bent

ADJ

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