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

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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"

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chinese Proverb:

    If you stand straight Do not fear a crooked shadow.

  2. Syreeta Myers:

    My issue is with crooked cops who won't hesitate to kill a black man.

  3. Napolean Hill:

    The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.

  4. Jill Peterson:

    It is because they took the easy way out, That rivers and people, go crooked.

  5. Immanuel Kant:

    From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.


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