crooked

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crook·ed / ˈkroŏkəd/ • adj. (crook·ed·er, crook·ed·est) bent or twisted out of shape or out of place: his teeth were yellow and crooked. ∎  (of a smile or grin) with the mouth sloping down on one side; lopsided. ∎ inf. dishonest; illegal.DERIVATIVES: crook·ed·ly adv.crook·ed·ness n.

crooked

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crooked not straight (lit. and fig.). XIII. f. CROOK sb. + -ED 2, prob. after ON. krókóttr crooked, winding, cunning.