Definition of crooked
- a crooked road
- Your tie is crooked.
- a crooked election
- crooked politicians
a long, crooked line of people had formed in front of the ticket booth
the common belief that gambling casinos are often crooked businesses
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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