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1. crooked

adjective. ['ˈkrʊkəd'] having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned.

Synonyms

  • zigzag
  • shape
  • gnarled
  • voluminous
  • wry
  • form
  • cockeyed
  • contorted
  • twisty
  • wonky
  • aquiline
  • hooked
  • configuration
  • refractive
  • knobbed
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • malposed
  • reflexed
  • writhed
  • windblown
  • geniculate
  • knotty
  • awry
  • contour
  • coiled
  • anfractuous
  • askew
  • indirect
  • deflective
  • winding
  • akimbo
  • writhen
  • gnarly
  • warped
  • lopsided
  • skew-whiff
  • squiggly
  • knotted
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • straight
  • uncoiled
  • straightness
  • dispose

Etymology

  • croked (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crook (English)
  • croke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word crooked


1. Verb, past participle
Sometimes a slightly crooked plug can just need a minor adjustment of millimeters in order to become free.

2. Verb, past tense
Button the buttons on the shirt crooked and wear a bow tie.

3. Noun, plural
If you bounce from side to side, the obtuse angle in the center will end up crooked.

4. Adjective
Because it can contain pockets of crooked grain, mango may splinter or chip when milled.

Quotes containing the word crooked


1. Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

2. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
- Edward Abbey

3. A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
- Roald Dahl

2. crooked-stemmed_aster

noun. a variety of aster.

3. crooked

adjective. ['ˈkrʊkəd'] not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive.

Synonyms

  • underhand
  • sneaky
  • unlawful
  • honestness
  • corrupt
  • dishonorable
  • underhanded
  • dishonest

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty
  • indispose

Etymology

  • croked (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crook (English)
  • croke (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. crooked

adjective. ['ˈkrʊkəd'] having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect.

Synonyms

  • unerect
  • round-shouldered
  • round-backed
  • stooped
  • hunched

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • sharpness
  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • croked (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crook (English)
  • croke (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. crooked

adjective. ['ˈkrʊkəd'] irregular in shape or outline.

Synonyms

  • irregular

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • crookedness

Etymology

  • croked (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crook (English)
  • croke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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