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crookedly

[ krook-id for 1–4, 6; krookt for 5 ]SEE DEFINITION OF crookedly
  • as inaskew
  • as inuntruthfully
  • as infalsely

Synonyms for crookedly

  • awry
  • off-center
  • askance
  • askant
  • aslant
  • bent
  • buckled
  • catawampus
  • cockeyed
  • curved
  • knotted
  • lopsided
  • oblique
  • obliquely
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • to one side
  • topsy-turvey
  • turned
  • twisted
  • yaw ways
  • zigzag
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROOKEDLY

All he cares for is the excitement of big things he can get at crookedly.

“They get life so crookedly from servants and such,” he added.

I never saw a cord of wood piled so crookedly before in my life.

I wonder that, when the twig is so ruthlessly and persistently bent, the tree should reach up ever so crookedly towards heaven.

These were mainly the resolutions to which his long meditation had now crookedly and clumsily conducted him.

Here belated sparrows drank or splashed their dusty feathers, and the parrot watched them crookedly.

Denis stepped down from the bench; tied insecurely and crookedly to the tentpole, the Union Jack hung limp on the windless air.

Notice the weird expression of these trees with their crookedly bent tops, one side of each trunk being almost devoid of branches.

Suspended across the gateway hung an old white sheet, with 'Many happy returns,' in red letters, sewn on crookedly.

Now it sat most crookedly upon him and was cut in many places so that it but barely hung upon his shoulders.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CROOKEDLY

askew

adjectivecrooked
  • askance
  • askant
  • aslant
  • awry
  • bent
  • buckled
  • catawampus
  • cockeyed
  • crookedly
  • curved
  • knotted
  • lopsided
  • oblique
  • obliquely
  • off-center
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • to one side
  • topsy-turvey
  • turned
  • twisted
  • yaw ways
  • zigzag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.