Meaning of “bent” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /bent/

curved and not now straight or flat:

The metal bars were bent and twisted.
bent on sth/doing sth

determined to do something or get something:

Both parties are bent on destroying each other's chances of winning.
NOT HONEST UK informal

not honest:

a bent policeman

(Definition of “bent adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)