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Translation of "crook" - English-Spanish dictionary

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 encorvado a crooked little man.
not straight torcido 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.
(Definition of crook from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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