Meaning of CROOKED in English


adj. 25B6; adjective

narrow, crooked streets : WINDING, twisting, zigzag, meandering, tortuous, serpentine.

a crooked spine : BENT, twisted, misshapen, deformed, malformed, contorted, out of shape, wry, warped, bowed, distorted; Scottish thrawn.

the picture over the bed looked crooked : LOPSIDED, askew, awry, off-centre, uneven, out of true, out of line, asymmetrical, tilted, at an angle, aslant, slanting, squint; Scottish agley; informal cock-eyed; Brit. informal skew-whiff, wonky.

(informal) a crooked cop 007C; crooked deals : DISHONEST, unscrupulous, unprincipled, untrustworthy, corrupt, corruptible, buyable, venal; criminal, illegal, unlawful, nefarious, fraudulent; Brit. informal bent, dodgy.

straight, honest.

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