• Crooked Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed.
  2. (a.) False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.
  3. (a.) Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.
  4. (imp. & p. p.) of Crook

Asymmetrical, Corrupt, Hunched, Round-backed, Round-shouldered, Stooped, Stooping,

• Crook Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A bishops staff of office. Cf. Pastoral staff.
  2. (n.) To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
  3. (n.) A person given to fraudulent practices; an accomplice of thieves, forgers, etc.
  4. (n.) An artifice; trick; tricky device; subterfuge.
  5. (n.) A small tube, usually curved, applied to a trumpet, horn, etc., to change its pitch or key.
  6. (n.) The staff used by a shepherd, the hook of which serves to hold a runaway sheep.
  7. (n.) Any implement having a bent or crooked end.
  8. (n.) To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist.
  9. (n.) A bend, turn, or curve; curvature; flexure.
  10. (n.) A pothook.
  11. (v. i.) To bend; to curve; to wind; to have a curvature.

Bend, Criminal, Curve, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw, Turn,

• Crookedness Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.

Contortion, Torsion,

• Crookedly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In a curved or crooked manner; in a perverse or untoward manner.