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Meaning of “crooked” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of crooked from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crooked" in American English

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crookedadjective

 us   /ˈkrʊk·ɪd/
  • crooked adjective (OF BENT PART)

not straight or not even; twisted, bent, or uneven: That dog’s tail is crooked. Your glasses are on crooked.
  • crooked adjective (OF BAD PERSON)

done through cheating or other dishonest behavior: Their efforts centered on crooked deals in which officials took bribes.
(Definition of crooked from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crooked" in Business English

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crookedadjective

uk   us   /ˈkrʊkɪd/ informal
dishonest: crooked deals crooked politicians
(Definition of crooked from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crooked”
in Arabic مُعْوَّج, مُنْحَني…
in Korean 구불어진…
in Portuguese torto…
in Catalan tort…
in Japanese 曲がった…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弯曲的, 歪的,不直的…
in Turkish yamuk, çarpık, eğri büğrü…
in Russian кривой, нечестный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彎曲的, 歪的,不直的…
in Italian storto…
in Polish krzywy, nieuczciwy…
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