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Adjective
Having one or more bends or angles
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“Men gathered in the bars of the crooked streets.”
Adjective
Dishonest, insincere, and full of deceit
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“A little crooked at times, he takes high-profile business cases for the money, while finding the time to defend poor clients as well.”
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Bent or twisted out of shape or out of place
“He had cold blue eyes with pale blonde hair and a hooked crooked nose that made his feature ugly.”
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Slanted, curled or bending to one side
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“He gave her a crooked grin.”
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Bent or twisted out of shape or out of place
“Whole families went about with crooked legs or twisted shoulders.”
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Sinister or evil in nature
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Given to larceny, tending to thievery
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Relating to crime
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Using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humour
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Not level or smooth
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Not in accordance with accepted standards, especially of morality or honesty
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Weighted or biased towards a particular outcome
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Displaying severe degradation and neglect
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Adverb
Not in a straight or level position
Verb
Past tense for to deviate, or cause to deviate, from a straight line
“Rather than lead him home like a child, she made him crook his arm and she slipped her hand into it.”
Verb
Past tense for to bend at an angle
“He claimed all he had to do was crook his finger, and besotted society women swooned, but she couldn't imagine it.”
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