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Synonyms for crooked
ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1-4, 6 ; krʊkt for 5

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crooked(adj)

    having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

    "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"

    Synonyms:
    hunched, round-backed, asymmetrical, corrupt, stooped, stooping, round-shouldered

    Antonyms:
    erect, transparent, untwisted, guileless, aboveboard, straightarrow(a), straightforward, unbent, upright, straight, aligned, square, regular, vertical

  2. crooked, corrupt(adj)

    not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

    Synonyms:
    round-backed, stooping, tainted, round-shouldered, corrupt, asymmetrical, corrupted, hunched, stooped

    Antonyms:
    untwisted, upright, erect, guileless, vertical, unbent, straightarrow(a), straight, regular, aboveboard, straightforward, transparent, aligned, square

  3. asymmetrical, crooked(adj)

    irregular in shape or outline

    "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"

    Synonyms:
    round-backed, stooping, asymmetric, round-shouldered, corrupt, asymmetrical, hunched, stooped

    Antonyms:
    guileless, straightarrow(a), vertical, aligned, transparent, untwisted, square, upright, straightforward, straight, aboveboard, erect, regular, unbent

  4. hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked(adj)

    having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect

    "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

    Synonyms:
    round-backed, stooping, round-shouldered, corrupt, asymmetrical, hunched, stooped

    Antonyms:
    straightarrow(a), unbent, square, straight, upright, untwisted, aboveboard, vertical, aligned, guileless, transparent, erect, regular, straightforward

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crooked

    Synonyms:
    bent, incurved, angular, deformed, bowed, disfigured, turned, curved, awry, anfractuous, tortuous, underhanded

    Antonyms:
    straight, linear, direct, honest, straightforward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crooked(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bent, curved, bowed, winding, not straight

  2. crooked(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distorted, twisted, wry, awry, askew, deformed, disfigured

  3. crooked(a.)

    Synonyms:
    perverse, froward, dishonest, unfair, dishonorable, knavish, unscrupulous, deceitful, tricky, insidious, crafty, intriguing, diplomatic, machiavelian

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crooked(a)

    Synonyms:
    twisted, bent, devious, deformed, tortuous, sinuous, winding, flexuous, curved, curvilinear, spiral, labyrinthial, distorted, awry, askew, wry, dishonest, fraudulent, unscrupulous, knavish

How to pronounce crooked?

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Veena
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Indian

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How to use crooked in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    The people out there are going crazy, in the Denver area and Colorado itself, they're going absolutely crazy because they weren't given a vote. This was given by politicians - it's a crooked deal.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Wow ! The Department said The Department has identified 30 Security Incidents involving current or former employees and their handling of Crooked Hillary Clinton's Emails. This is really big, never admitted before. Highly Classified Material. Will the Dems investigate this ?

  3. Chinese Proverb:

    If you stand straight Do not fear a crooked shadow.

  4. Immanuel Kant:

    From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

  5. Donald Trump:

    It was started illegally, everything about it was crooked. Every single thing about it. There were dirty cops.


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