Definitions for crooked
ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5crooked
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.
Crooked refers to something that is bent, curved, twisted or not in a straight line. It can also mean dishonest or unlawful, especially when referring to a person's actions or behaviors.
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
Song lyrics by crooked -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by crooked on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of crooked in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of crooked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Based on the fact that the Democratic nominating process is totally rigged and Crooked Hillary Clinton and Deborah Wasserman Schultz will not allow Bernie Sanders to win, and now that I am the presumptive Republican nominee, it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher, likewise, the networks want to make a killing on these events and are not proving to be too generous to charitable causes, in this case, women's health issues. Therefore, as much as I want to debate Bernie Sanders -- and it would be an easy payday -- I will wait to debate the first place finisher in the Democratic Party, probably Crooked Hillary Clinton, or whoever it may be.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
My issue is with crooked cops who won't hesitate to kill a black man.
Crooked Hillary time’s pay-for-play. If Donald Trump look at Crooked Hillary time, Crooked Hillary time’s pay-for-play.
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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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