Definitions for crookedˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crook•edˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5(adj.)

  1. not straight; bent; curved.

  2. askew; awry.

  3. deformed.

  4. dishonest or illegal.

  5. bent, as a finger.

Origin of crooked:

1200–50

crook′ed•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crooked(adj)

    having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

    "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"

  2. crooked, corrupt(adj)

    not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

  3. asymmetrical, crooked(adj)

    irregular in shape or outline

    "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"

  4. hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked(adj)

    having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect

    "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. crooked(adjective)ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6; krʊkt for 5

    not straight

    a crooked line; crooked teeth

  2. crookedˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6; krʊkt for 5

    not honest

    ***a crooked businessman

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crooked

    of Crook

  2. Crooked(adj)

    characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed

  3. Crooked(adj)

    not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right

  4. Crooked(adj)

    false; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings


Translations for crooked

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

crooked(adjective)

badly shaped

a crooked little man.

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