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Another word for crook

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Noun
  1. Something bent

      1. One of a series of such opportunities accorded people in succession or in scheduled order:
      2. (Golf) The midway point of a round, usually after the ninth hole
      3. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
      1. A round dance.
      2. One drink for each person in a gathering or group:
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. A relatively smooth bend in a road or other course.
      2. A curved line or similar graphic representation showing variations occurring or expected to occur in prices, business conditions, group achievements, etc.
      3. (Baseball) A ball thrown by a right-handed pitcher that curves to the pitcher's left, or one thrown by a left-handed pitcher that curves to the pitcher's right
      1. (Geom.) The rate of deviation of a curve or curved surface from a straight line or plane surface tangent to it
      2. (Mathematics) The ratio of the change in the angle of a tangent that moves over a given arc to the length of the arc.
      3. (Medicine) A curving or bending, especially an abnormal one:
      1. A weapon consisting of a curved, flexible strip of material, especially wood, strung taut from end to end and used to launch arrows.
      2. A bending down of the head or body, as in respect or greeting
      3. Either of the sides of this front section:
      1. The act or fact of bending.
      2. (Heraldry) A diagonal stripe or band on a shield from the upper left to the lower right corner (as seen by the viewer)
      3. Any of various knots used to tie one rope to another or to something else
    See also:

    straight

  2. A person who cheats

    See also:

    honest

Verb
  1. To swerve from a straight line

      1. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
      2. To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
      3. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      1. To become round or curved.
      2. To a specific place or person:
      3. With revolutions:
      1. To move in a curved path
      2. (Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.
      3. To move in or take the shape of a curve:
      1. To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
      2. To bend into a curve or bow.
      3. To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
      1. To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
      2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
      3. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
      1. To cause to take the form of an arch; curve or bend
      2. To cause to form an arch or similar curve.
      3. To bend backward:
      1. To form an arc.
      2. To move in a curved course
      3. To move or seem to move in a curved path:
      1. (Sports) To hit (a ball or puck, for example) at an angle.
      2. To move or turn (something) at an angle:
      3. To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles
    See also:

    straight

Another word for crook

Noun
  1. *Criminal

    See also:

    criminal

  2. A bend

      1. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
      2. (Informal) A level or degree:
      3. A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
      1. The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet: from the Latin V, derived from one form of the Greek Y (upsilon): formerly used interchangeably in English with U both as a vowel and as a consonant, now only as a consonant
      2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter v.
      3. A type or impression for v or V
      1. A short angled or curved line on a letter.
      2. A curved piece of metal, wood, etc. fastened to a wall or chain at one end, used to hang things on, raise things up, etc.
      3. A ball that follows such a path