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Spanish translation of “crook”

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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