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crook

noun

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1 a person who has committed a crime
  • a guy at the bar was raving about how all politicians are basically crooks

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2 something that curves or is curved
  • carried the baby in the crook of her arm

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crook

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of crook (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to turn away from a straight line
  • crooked a finger

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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • the road suddenly crooked to the left

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The first known use of crook was in the 12th century

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“Crook.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crook. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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