crooked

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Pronunciation[change]

adjective
verb

Adjective[change]

Positive
crooked

Comparative
more crooked

Superlative
most crooked

  1. If something is crooked, it is not straight; it has many bends or angles.
    We walked up the crooked path to the top of the hill.
  2. If something is standing or set up crooked, it is set up at an angle.
    That picture is crooked. Could you straighten it for me?
  3. (figuratively) If someone or something is crooked, they are not honest or it is not allowed by law; they are dishonest; it is illegal.
    He was trying to make another crooked deal.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
crook

Third-person singular
crooks

Past tense
crooked

Past participle
crooked

Present participle
crooking

  1. The past tense and past participle of crook.