crooked[ krook-id for 1–4, 6; krookt for 5 ]SEE DEFINITION OF crooked
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROOKED
"You must have crooked ways to catch crooks, believe me," he said cheerfully.
I am a mud-head myself to think a crooked rod could save them.'
We had had nothing much since leaving the camp at Crooked Water.
"Crooked as a dog's hind legs," snarled Lewis, biting viciously at his cigar.
My own opinion is that the most of the talk we hear about crooked racing is simply talk.
Why, John, when you brought him home you said he was crooked.
"You're lookin' at this," said he, running his finger down the crooked seam.
"You were right," affirmed Kirkwood, with a rueful and crooked smile.
In fact, Gryphus was beginning to dig the soil with his crooked fingers.
Compared with the telegraph post the pines were crooked—and alive.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CROOKED
- fast and loose
- gone to the dogs
- on the take
- racket up
- wide open
- faking one out
- not straightforward
- playing games
- playing politics
- put on