Spanish translation of “crook”
crook noun /kruk/
› a (shepherd’s or bishop’s) stick, bent at the end.
cayado, báculo (obispo)
› (informal) a criminal
The two crooks stole the old woman’s jewels. › the inside of the bend (of one’s arm at the elbow)
pliegue del codo
She held the puppy in the crook of her arm. crooked /-kid/ adjective › badly shaped
a crooked little man. › not straight
That picture is crooked (= not horizontal). › dishonest
deshonesto, venal, pérfido
a crooked businessman. crookedly /-kid-/ adverb ›
sin honestidad, venalmente, pérfidamente
The dusty old clock hung crookedly on the wall. crookedness /-kid-/ noun ›
deformidad; criminalidad; deshonestidad, perfidia
She knew nothing about the crookedness of his business dealngs.