crooked

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • The result, however was a crooked line up to north of this intended border.
  • The first and second floor windows are approximately three inches off square and appear crooked.
  • And then, at bottom, he knew that his own heart was the crookedest thing of all. Cited from Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, by Edward Eggleston
  • He broke his nose several times during play, giving him his characteristic crooked nose.
  • And they all lived together in a little crooked house.
  • The Crooked Bridge is a well known location to residents across the region.
  • Yet despite this, everything about him seemed crooked from his nose to his eyes and shoulders.
  • The rough places will be made plain and the crooked places straight.
  • The force of the impact bent his nose and left one side of his face crooked.
  • Mill Creek is so crooked in one place that it is difficult to cross it.
  • He used his background in law to color the plot of his novel Crooked Tree.
  • On her later days, she went crooked down with a staff, often mumbling to herself.
  • It has been called one of the world's crookedest rivers.
  • Likely enough, all them who was so loud in praise of you are the crookedest. Cited from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey
  • Because of its shape, it was referred to in the past as Crooked Lake.
  • It is the second largest island in North District, the largest being Crooked Island.
  • The tunnel was crooked and not large enough to carry the water, which caused it to back up when opened.
  • However, he should not be in police records but should be crooked and cunning.
  • The doors between the rooms were made crooked on purpose so that they would close by themselves and not let the heat out.
  • He is so crooked that his legs are nearly as handy as his arms.
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Root form of crooked is crook for the verb.

Meaning of crooked

  • verb Bend or cause to bend
    He crooked his index finger, the road curved sharply
  • adjective Having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
    crooked country roads, crooked teeth
  • adjective Not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive