What does crook mean?

Definitions for crook
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor(noun)

    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

  2. bend, crook, twist, turn(noun)

    a circular segment of a curve

    "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"

  3. crook, shepherd's crook(verb)

    a long staff with one end being hook shaped

  4. crook, curve(verb)

    bend or cause to bend

    "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crook(noun)

    a bend, turn, or curve; curvature; flexure

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  2. Crook(noun)

    any implement having a bent or crooked end

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  3. Crook(noun)

    the staff used by a shepherd, the hook of which serves to hold a runaway sheep

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  4. Crook(noun)

    a bishop's staff of office. Cf. Pastoral staff

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  5. Crook(noun)

    a pothook

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  6. Crook(noun)

    an artifice; trick; tricky device; subterfuge

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  7. Crook(noun)

    a small tube, usually curved, applied to a trumpet, horn, etc., to change its pitch or key

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  8. Crook(noun)

    a person given to fraudulent practices; an accomplice of thieves, forgers, etc

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  9. Crook(noun)

    to turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  10. Crook(noun)

    to turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

  11. Crook(verb)

    to bend; to curve; to wind; to have a curvature

    Etymology: [OE. croken; cf. Sw. krka, Dan. krge. See Crook, n.]

Freebase

  1. Crook

    Crook is a market town in County Durham, in the North East of England. It is situated about 10 miles south-west of Durham. Crook lies a couple of miles north of the River Wear, on the A690 from Durham. This turns into the A689 leading up into the scenic upper reaches of Weardale, through Wolsingham and Stanhope.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crook

    krōōk, n. a bend, anything bent: a curved tube used to lower the pitch of a cornet, &c.: the bending of the body in reverence: a staff bent at the end, as a shepherd's or bishop's: an artifice or trick: (Spens.) gibbet.—v.t. to bend or form into a hook: to turn from the straight line or from what is right.—v.i. to bend or be bent.—n. Crook′back (Shak.), a hunchback.—adj. Crook′backed; Crook′ed, bent like a crook: not straight: deviating from rectitude, perverse.—adv. Crook′edly.—n. Crook′edness.—adjs. Crook′-kneed; Crook′-shoul′dered.—A crook in the lot, any trial in one's experience. [Prob. Scand.; cf. Ice. krókr, Dan. krog.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CROOK

    One who exceeds the speed limit in Law & Order Ave. A Misfit in the Straight and Narrow Way.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crook in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of crook in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    People, barring a very few, are so crook that they continue to overlook a person's outlook shared through the social media post until they look that they can book merely their own profits through his viewpoint and once spotted only their financial benefits in him, they don't even mind to like his looks uploaded online almost everyday.

  2. Abu Serdanah:

    I have never been into a police station and have never made troubles. Now Im like a fugitive crook.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Most people are so crook that they will intentionally overlook the good things being done by a person for others until they look to their own profits only to book in his/her work.

  4. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A crook and crafty rules the place where the majority of the population is either hypocrites or fools.

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Translations for crook

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  • المحتالArabic
  • извивка, извивам, крадец, гегаBulgarian
  • Krücke, krümmen, Gauner, Ganove, Hirtenstab, KrummstabGerman
  • γκλίτσαGreek
  • curvar, cayado, enchuecar, torcedura, ladrón, ratero, ratera, truhán, truhana, doblar, torcer, doblez, curva, ladrona, curvidadSpanish
  • rikollinen, taive, koukistaa, konna, käyräsauvaFinnish
  • escroc, courbe, courber, arnaqueur, houletteFrench
  • crúcaIrish
  • maling, bajinganIndonesian
  • hirðingjastafur, þorpari, glæpamaðurIcelandic
  • ladro, truffatore, vincastro, furfante, pastoraleItalian
  • კავი, კაუჭიGeorgian
  • ವಂಚಕKannada
  • skurkNorwegian
  • afzetter, oplichter, oplichtster, bedriegster, zwendelaar, zwendelaarster, afzetster, bedriegerDutch
  • ladrão, ladraPortuguese
  • вор, сгибать, изгиб, плутRussian
  • lopovSerbo-Croatian
  • lopovSlovene

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