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Spanish translation of “crook”


noun /kruk/
a (shepherd’s or bishop’s) stick , bent at the end.
cayado , báculo ( obispo )
( informal ) a criminal
criminal , maleante
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 ).
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.
(Definition of crook from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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