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crooked
American English: /ˈkrʊkəd/
British English: /ˈkrʊkɪd/

Translation of crooked in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (bent, twisted)
    (back/person)
    (road/path)
    lleno de curvas
    the picture's still crooked
    el cuadro todavía está torcido or (in Latin America also) chueco
    she gave me a crooked grin
    me hizo una mueca
    Example sentences
    • The wing lost its crooked shape, becoming straight, but not without pain to its owner.
    • There was this big logo on the wall shaped like a crooked cross with a big red sun in the middle.
    • Some first or permanent teeth may be missing, abnormally shaped or crooked.
    1.2 (dishonest) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The people who perpetrated that buy-back scheme are despicable, deceitful, dishonest, and crooked.
    • If this is true, then people are just naturally dishonest and crooked and downright rotten.
    • Criminals of all hues from drug dealers to crooked business people are busy trying to convert hoarded pounds.

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