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crook

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crook

  1. 1 a person who has committed a crime a guy at the bar was raving about how all politicians are basically crooks Synonyms of crook criminal, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, miscreant, offenderWords Related to crook misdemeanant; accomplice, principal; desperado, outlaw; convict, jailbird; perp, perpetrator; evildoer, gallows bird, misdoer, misfeasor, sinner, transgressor, trespasser, villain, wrongdoer; blackhander, button man, gangster, hoodlum, hooligan, mobster, racketeer, thug; enforcer, gun, gunman, gunsel [slang], hit man, triggerman; backslider, recidivist, relapser, repeater; accused, arrestee, defendant, detainee, fish, suspectNear Antonyms of crook gangbuster, lawman

  2. 2 something that curves or is curved carried the baby in the crook of her arm Synonyms of crook angle, arc, arch, bow, bend, curvature, curve, inflection, turn, windWords Related to crook kink, warp; circle, ring, ringlet, round; coil, curl, curlicue (also curlycue); buckle, convolution, flexure, fold, loop, spiral, swirl, twist, winding; incurvature, reflection; decline, inclination, incline, slope; corner, turnoff; dogleg, hairpin


crook

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crook

  1. 1 to cause to turn away from a straight line crooked a finger Synonyms of crook arch, bow, bend, curve, hook, swerveWords Related to crook arc, round; incurvate, incurve, inflect, reflect; deflect, divert; entwine, kink, swirl, turn, twine, twist, veer, warp; coil, curl, enroll (also enrol), loop, spiral; dent, dimple; meander, wave, weave, wind; decline, incline, slopeAntonyms of crook straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to turn away from a straight line or course the road suddenly crooked to the left Synonyms of crook arc, arch, bend, bow, curve, fall off, hook, round, sweep, swerve, trend, wheelWords Related to crook circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veerAntonyms of crook straighten



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