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4 definitions found
 for Crooked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crook \Crook\ (kr??k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crooked (kr??kt);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Crooking.] [OE. croken; cf. Sw. kr?ka, Dan.
     kr?ge. See Crook, n.]
     1. To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
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              Crook the pregnant hinges of the knee. --Shak.
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     2. To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to
        misapply; to twist. [Archaic]
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              There is no one thing that crooks youth more than
              such unlawfull games.                 --Ascham.
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              What soever affairs pass such a man's hands, he
              crooketh them to his own ends.        --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crooked \Crook"ed\ (kr??k"?d), a.
     1. Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning;
        bent; twisted; deformed. "Crooked paths." --Locke.
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              he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere. --Shak.
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     2. Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted
        from the right.
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              They are a perverse and crooked generation. --Deut.
                                                    xxxii. 5.
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     3. False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.
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     Crooked whisky, whisky on which the payment of duty has
        been fraudulently evaded. [Slang, U.S.] --Barlett.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  crooked
      adj 1: having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or
             aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth" [ant:
             straight]
      2: not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive [syn:
         crooked, corrupt] [ant: square, straight]
      3: irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a
         dress with a crooked hemline" [syn: asymmetrical,
         crooked]
      4: having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little
         oldish misshapen stooping woman" [syn: hunched, round-
         backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping,
         crooked]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  182 Moby Thesaurus words for "crooked":
     Machiavellian, Roman-nosed, V-shaped, Y-shaped, agee, agee-jawed,
     akimbo, ambidextrous, amoral, anamorphous, angular, aquiline,
     aquiline-nosed, artful, askance, askant, askew, askewgee, asquint,
     asymmetric, awry, beak-nosed, beak-shaped, beaked, bending, bendy,
     bent, bill-like, bill-shaped, billed, bowed, catawampous,
     catawamptious, chevronwise, chevrony, circuitous, clawlike,
     cockeyed, conscienceless, contorted, cornered, corrupt, corrupted,
     crafty, crankled, crazy, criminal, crookbilled, crooknosed,
     crotched, crumpled, crunched, cunning, curving, curvy, dark,
     deceitful, deformed, deviative, devious, disfigured, dishonest,
     dishonorable, distorted, double, double-dealing, double-faced,
     double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, doubtful,
     down-curving, dubious, duplicitous, errant, evasive, faithless,
     false, false-principled, falsehearted, felonious, fishy, flexuous,
     forked, fraudulent, furcal, furcate, geniculate, geniculated,
     gnarled, hairpin, hamate, hamiform, hamulate, hooked, hooklike,
     ill-got, ill-gotten, illegal, illicit, immoral, indirect,
     insidious, irregular, jagged, knee-shaped, labyrinthine, lopsided,
     lying, meandering, misshapen, nonsymmetric, not kosher, oblique,
     one-sided, parrot-nosed, perfidious, perverse, pointed,
     questionable, rambling, rhamphoid, rostrate, rostriform, rotten,
     roundabout, ruthless, saw-toothed, sawtooth, serpentine, serrate,
     shady, shameless, sharp, sharp-cornered, shifty, sinister, skew,
     skew-jawed, skewed, slaunchways, slippery, snaky, snide, sprung,
     squinting, staggered, suspicious, tortuous, treacherous, tricky,
     twisted, twisting, twisty, two-faced, unciform, uncinate,
     unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand,
     underhanded, unethical, unguiform, unlawful, unprincipled,
     unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, unsymmetric, untruthful,
     wamper-jawed, warped, winding, without remorse, without shame,
     wrong, wry, yaw-ways, zigzag, zigzaggy, zigzagways
  
  

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