crook translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "crook" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “crook” in Spanish

Definitions of “crook” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More