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crooked

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Verb

crooked

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of crook.

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Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
crooked

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  1. Not straight; having one or more bends or angles.
    We walked up the crooked path to the top of the hill.
  2. Set at an angle; not vertical or square.
    That picture is crooked - could you straighten it up for me?
  3. (figuratively) Dishonest or illegal.
    He was trying to interest me in another one of his crooked deals.
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