crooked: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (krook'id for 1-4, 6 krookt for 5), [key]
— adj.
  1. not straight; bending; curved: a crooked path.
  2. askew; awry: The picture on the wall seems to be crooked.
  3. deformed: a man with a crooked back.
  4. not straightforward; dishonest.
  5. bent and often raised or moved to one side, as a finger or neck.
  6. (of a coin) polygonal: a crooked sixpence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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