Examples of crocked in a Sentence

He was half-crocked when he came home. she found that after only three drinks she would be completely crocked
Recent Examples on the Web An arriving officer arrested the Parma Heights resident, who was crocked, for disorderly conduct. John Benson, cleveland, 10 Nov. 2021 Although the treaty promised an annuity, payments were often late or siphoned off to crocked traders. Letter Writers, Twin Cities, 8 Aug. 2019 Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has given a positive update on crocked defender Dani Carvajal, refusing to rule the Real Madrid right-back out of his World Cup plans. SI.com, 29 May 2018 However, the crocked 28-year-old’s contract is set to run out at the end of the 2018-19 campaign, with the Germany international not opposed to plying his trade elsewhere. SI.com, 19 Oct. 2017 Walker has five assists already this season, impressing massively in a right wing back role for Guardiola, whilst Delph has added another string to his bow whilst playing at left back as deputy for the crocked Benjamin Mendy. SI.com, 2 Nov. 2017 Fast forward six years and this precocious gem that the English media had so emphatically hyped up now finds himself crocked, stagnated and plying his trade sporadically in youth and cup fixtures. SI.com, 21 Oct. 2017 By the end of some drinking-club evenings most of the participants were so crocked that Rudy might as well have been pouring grape Gatorade. Patrick Cooke, WSJ, 31 Aug. 2017 James is set to take Danny Drinkwater's place who is unlikely to be fit due to a thigh strain, while King will replace the crocked summer signing Vicente Iborra. SI.com, 10 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crocked was circa 1927

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“Crocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crocked. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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