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crooked

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1 marked by a long series of irregular curves

  • a long, crooked line of people had formed in front of the ticket booth
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2 given to or marked by cheating and deception

  • the common belief that gambling casinos are often crooked businesses
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3 inclined or twisted to one side

  • the photo on that wall is crooked
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out of plumb (or off plumb)

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4 marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value

  • a crooked scheme to bill the government for medical services never performed
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