Verb(1) bend or cause to bend
Adjective(1) having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned(2) not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive(3) irregular in shape or outline(4) having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
(1) The media should be encouraged to do more investigative stories to expose the crooked and corrupt elements in the country.(2) Many of the shelves were old and crooked , weighed down over the years by books and trinkets his grandfather had collected.(3) The furniture was the wrong shape - it was curved and crooked .(4) As history shows, criminals and crooked cops collude where opportunity takes them.(5) A crooked financier is facing jail over a Ôö¼├║4.5m scam to trick hospitals, including two in Yorkshire.(6) Some first or permanent teeth may be missing, abnormally shaped or crooked .(7) She mumbled back, ├ö├ç├┐So tell me, who hired you and your crooked band of thugs this time?├ö├ç├û(8) The second face was withered and ancient, with watery eyes peering out from above a crooked hooked nose.(9) I played a crooked game and I have lost.(10) From the start he exploited the over-work, underfunding and inefficiency then endemic in many hospital accounts departments for his own crooked ends.(11) He has protruding or crooked teeth which affect the shape of his top lip.(12) Rows of sharp, crooked teeth protruded from between the lips that were forever twisted in a frozen snarl.(13) Based on the life of crooked gangsters in New York, the story was a huge success on the film screen.(14) The people who perpetrated that buy-back scheme are despicable, deceitful, dishonest, and crooked .(15) The youngest children were always afraid of him, for he looked so odd and menacing with his one eye, crooked back, hooked nose and black cloak.(16) Will there still be questions about crooked politicians?
(1) crook :: dief
1. winding ::
2. bent ::
3. lopsided ::
4. dishonest ::
5. asymmetrical ::
6. corrupt ::
1. straight ::
crooked, crookeder, crookedest, crookedly, crookedness
Word Example from TV Shows
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...with CROOKED eyebrows
my mom drew on.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15
Wearing the crown for so many years
must have left your neck a bit CROOKED.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 2
You think carrying a CROOKED
spear makes you a soldier?
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4
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