Synonyms of crooked in English:



  • 1 the village was a maze of crooked streets
    [Antonyms] straight
  • 2 the signpost was crooked
    bent, curved, twisted, contorted, warped, angled, bowed, hooked
    [Antonyms] straight
  • 3 the poor boy has a crooked back
    misshapen, deformed, malformed, out of shape, distorted, contorted, wry, gnarled, disfigured; hunched, humped, bowed, curved; Scottishthrawn
  • 5 informal his business had almost certainly been crooked a crooked cop
    criminal, illegal, unlawful, questionable, dubious, nefarious; dishonest, dishonourable, unscrupulous, unprincipled, amoral, untrustworthy, crafty, deceitful, shifty, Janus-faced, underhand; corrupt, corruptible, buyable, venal, grafting, swindling, fraudulent
    informal shady, tricky
    British informal bent, dodgy
    [Antonyms] honest law-abiding
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