Definition of crooked
1 : not straight a crooked road Your tie is crooked.
2 : dishonest a crooked election crooked politicians
Examples of crooked in a sentence
a long, crooked line of people had formed in front of the ticket booth
the common belief that gambling casinos are often crooked businesses
Origin and Etymology of crooked
First Known Use: 13th century
CROOKED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crooked for English Language Learners
: not straight : having bends and curves
: not set or placed straight
: not honest
CROOKED Defined for Kids
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