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English definition of “crooked”

crooked

adjective uk   /ˈkrʊk.ɪd/ us  

crooked adjective (BENT)

not forming a straight line, or having many bends: You have to drive slowly on these crooked country roads. His front teeth are crooked.

crooked adjective (CRIMINAL)

informal dishonest: crooked police officers
crookedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She smiled crookedly at me.
(Definition of crooked from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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