Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Not straight; having angles or curves; dishonest.

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Usage examples "crooked":

  1. I tried to get around the trouble by looking at his nose, but that seemed to be crooked and awful flat. - "Dixie Hart", Will N. Harben.
  2. As my Susan used to say, you should not praise people for walking along a straight road, and for not taking the first crooked path that offers itself. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  3. It is, in fact, contraction confined to one- half of the foot only, and, as a result, the upright side of the crooked foot is prone to the troubles arising from that condition. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.