Synonyms of crook in English:
1 informal the crook got five years for swindling two families
criminal, lawbreaker, offender, villain, black hat, delinquent, malefactor, culprit, wrongdoer, transgressor, sinner;
young offender, juvenile delinquent;
felon, thief, robber, armed robber, burglar, housebreaker, shoplifter, mugger, fraudster, confidence trickster, swindler, racketeer, gunman, gangster, outlaw, bandit, terrorist, rapist;
in Japan yakuza
Australian informal crim
South African informal lighty
West Indian informal tief
British rhyming slang tea leaf
informal, dated cracksman
[Antonyms] law-abiding citizen
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