Associations to the word «Crooked»


CROOKED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of crook
CROOKED, adjective. Not straight; having one or more bends or angles.
CROOKED, adjective. Set at an angle; not vertical or square.
CROOKED, adjective. (figuratively) Dishonest or illegal; corrupt.

Dictionary definition

CROOKED, adjective. Having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth".
CROOKED, adjective. Not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive.
CROOKED, adjective. Irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline".
CROOKED, adjective. Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.