What does crooked mean?

Definitions for crooked
ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5crooked

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crookedadjective

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

    "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"

  2. crooked, corruptadjective

    not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

  3. asymmetrical, crookedadjective

    irregular in shape or outline

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

  4. hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crookedadjective

    having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect

    "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crooked

    of Crook

  2. Crookedadjective

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

  3. Crookedadjective

    not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right

  4. Crookedadjective

    false; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crooked in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crooked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of crooked in a Sentence

  1. William Ruto:

    Kenya is known worldwide for her athletics prowess and this is why we recalled Parliament from recess to pass the anti-doping legislation because we want to run clean sports, anybody caught in any future doping scandal will be jailed for three years or fined 3 million Kenyan shilling ($29,721) because we want to get rid of crooked people misleading our athletes from our midst.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I hope it doesn’t involve violence. I hope it doesn’t. I’m not suggesting that, i hope it doesn’t involve violence, and I don’t think it will. But I will say this, it’s a rigged system, it’s a crooked system. It’s 100 percent corrupt.

  3. Groucho Marx:

    There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.

  4. Immanuel Kant:

    From timber so crooked as that from which man is carved, nothing entirely straight can be made.

  5. Eric Wakker:

    The IOI case cost us six years and I almost fired myself over the lack of progress in 2013, when I realized... the system was crooked.

Images & Illustrations of crooked

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