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crook
British English: /krʊk/
American English: /krʊk/

Translation of crook in Italian:

noun

  • 2
    (of road, river) curva (feminine)
    to carry the bag in the crook of one's arm
    portare la borsa al braccio
    to carry a rifle in the crook of one's arm
    portare un fucile sul braccio
  • 4 (Music) (of horn)
    ritorti (masculine plural)

adjective

(Australian English) [informal]

transitive verb

Idioms

by hook or by crook

con le buone o con le cattive o o di riffa o di raffa

to crook one's elbow, little finger

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