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

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crookedadjective

    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, corruptadjective

    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, crookedadjective

    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, crookedadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crookedadjective

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

  2. crookedadjective

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

  3. crookedadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crookedadjective

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

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How to use crooked in a sentence?

  1. President Trump on Tuesday:

    I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late, i had already beaten all the senators and all the governors, and I didn’t know Steve. I’m my own strategist and it wasn’t like I was going to change strategies because I was facing crooked Hillary.

  2. Proverb:

    Crooked by nature is never made straight by education.

  3. Kris Saucier:

    Crooked Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin, has been accused of disregarding basic security protocols. She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents. Remember sailors pictures on the submarine? Jail! Deep State Justice Dept must finally act? Also on Comey others.

  4. John Dryden:

    You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.

  5. Chinese Proverb:

    If you stand straight Do not fear a crooked shadow.


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