Definitions for crooked
ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5crooked
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crooked.
having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
"crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
irregular in shape or outline
"asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"
hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crookedadjective
having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
"a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: crocher, French.
A bell or a cannon may be heard beyond a hill, which intercepts the sight of the sounding body; and sounds are propagated as readily through crooked pipes as through straight ones. Isaac Newton, Opt.
Mathematicians say of a straight line, that it is as well an index of its own rectitude as of the obliquity of a crooked one. John Woodward, Natural History.
A man shall never want crooked paths to walk in, if he thinks that he is in the right way, where-ever he has the footsteps of others to follow. John Locke.
Among the crooked lanes, on every hedge,
The glow-worm lights his gem. James Thomson, Summer.
They have corrupted themselves: they are a perverse and crooked generation. Deutr. xxxii. 5.
Hence, heap of wrath; foul, indigested lump!
As crooked in thy manners as thy shape. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
We were not born crooked; we learned those windings and turnings of the serpent. Robert South, Sermons.
characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed
not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right
false; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings
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The numerical value of crooked in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of crooked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I’m not running against Crooked Hillary.
The people out there are going crazy, in the Denver area and Colorado itself, they're going absolutely crazy because they weren't given a vote. This was given by politicians - it's a crooked deal.
Meanwhile, Wall Street bankers destroyed billions of dollars of household wealth through mortgage fraud, and almost sent the entire American economy over the cliff, george Floyd died, Eric Garner died and not one banker went to jail. Crooked places.
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.
Much of it is false and/or entirely inaccurate, we believe it was the DNC that did the ‘hacking’ as a way to distract from the many issues facing their deeply flawed candidate and failed party leader. Too bad the DNC doesn’t hack Crooked Hillary’s 33,000 missing emails.
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- извит, крив, изкривен, нечестенBulgarian
- tort, tortuósCatalan, Valencian
- zdeformovaný, nečestný, pokřivený, křivý, zkroucenýCzech
- unehrlich, schräg, krumm, bogenförmig, betrügerisch, schiefGerman
- vino, kiero, väärä, käyrä, köyry, mutkainen, keljuFinnish
- courbé, tortu, tortueuxFrench
- lùbach, cromScottish Gaelic
- עקום, נטוי, עקשHebrew
- g, ferdeHungarian
- ritorto, torto, storto, contorto, curvo, tortuosoItalian
- 曲がる, 不正Japanese
- چهوتوچێڵ, خوار, چهوتKurdish
- lok, لوقMalay
- torto, desonestoPortuguese
- кривой, искривлённый, изогнутый, нечестный, скрюченныйRussian
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