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English noun: crookedness

1. crookedness (shape) a tortuous and twisted shape or position

SamplesThey built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs.
The acrobat performed incredible contortions.

Synonymscontortion, torsion, tortuosity, tortuousness

Broader (hypernym)distorted shape, distortion

2. crookedness (attribute) having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

Broader (hypernym)configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape


3. crookedness (attribute) the quality of being deceitful and underhanded


Broader (hypernym)dishonesty

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