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English adjective: crooked

1. crooked having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned


SamplesCrooked country roads.
Crooked teeth.


Similarakimbo, anfractuous, aquiline, askew, awry, cockeyed, contorted, deflective, geniculate, gnarled, gnarly, hooked, knobbed, knotted, knotty, lopsided, malposed, reflexed, refractive, skew-whiff, squiggly, tortuous, twisting, twisty, voluminous, warped, windblown, winding, wonky, writhed, writhen, wry, zig-zag, zigzag


See alsocoiled, indirect


Attributeconfiguration, conformation, contour, form, shape


Antonymsstraight

2. crooked not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive


Synonymscorrupt


Similarsneaky, underhand, underhanded


See alsodishonest, dishonorable, unlawful


Attributehonestness, honesty


Antonymssquare, straight

3. crooked irregular in shape or outline


SamplesAsymmetrical features.
A dress with a crooked hemline.


Synonymsasymmetrical


Similarirregular


Antonymsregular

4. crooked having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect


SamplesA little oldish misshapen stooping woman.


Synonymshunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping


Similarunerect


Antonymserect, upright, vertical









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