Translation of crooked in Spanish:

crooked

Pronunciation: /ˈkrʊkəd; ˈkrʊkɪd/

adj

  • 1.1 (bent, twisted) [line/arms/legs] torcido, chueco (AmL) ; [back/person] encorvado; [road/path] sinuoso, lleno de curvas the picture's still crooked el cuadro todavía está torcido or (AmL tb) chueco she gave me a crooked grin me hizo una mueca
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    • 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/familiar] [person/deal] deshonesto, chueco (Chi, Méx) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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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