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crook

Synonyms of crook in English:

noun

  • 1 informal the crook got five years for swindling two families
    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 Japanyakuza
    North American informalyardbird, yegg
    Australian informalcrim
    South African informallighty
    West Indian informaltief
    British rhyming slangtea leaf
    informal, , datedcracksman
    archaicmiscreant, trespasser, trusty, transport
    [Antonyms] law-abiding citizen
  • 2 the leopard sat in the crook of a tree branch
    bend, curve, curvature, kink, bow, elbow, angle, fork, intersection
    technicalflexure
  • verb

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  • he crooked his finger and called over the waiter
    cock, flex, bend, curve, curl, angle, hook, bow
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