What does the word crooked mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Crookedly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Crookedness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not straight; having angles or curves; dishonest.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Harry Caulton Reeks