crook

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Noun[change]

Singular
crook

Plural
crooks

  1. (countable) A crook is a person who steals things, lies, cheats, or does other things which are against the law; they are a criminal.
  2. (countable) A crook is a bend.

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Plain form
crook

Third-person singular
crooks

Past tense
crooked

Past participle
crooked

Present participle
crooking

  1. (transitive) If someone crooks something, they bend it; they curve it.

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