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Definition of “crooked” - Learner’s Dictionary

crooked

adjective     /ˈkrʊkɪd/
NOT STRAIGHT
not straight: crooked teethBending, twisting and curving
DISHONEST informal
not honest: a crooked politicianDishonest
Translations of “crooked”
in Korean 구불어진…
in Arabic مُعْوَّج, مُنْحَني…
in Portuguese torto…
in Catalan tort…
in Japanese 曲がった…
in Italian storto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彎曲的, 歪的,不直的…
in Russian кривой, нечестный…
in Turkish yamuk, çarpık, eğri büğrü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弯曲的, 歪的,不直的…
in Polish krzywy, nieuczciwy…
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