Synonyms of bent in English:

bent


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See Spanish definition of curvado

adjective

1‘the bucket was dented and had a bent handle’

SYNONYMS
twisted, crooked, warped, contorted, deformed, misshapen, out of shape, irregular
bowed, arched, curved, recurved, angled, hooked, kinked, kinky
North American informal pretzeled
ANTONYMS

straight

2‘he hates drug dealers more than he hates bent coppers’

SYNONYMS
corrupt, corruptible, bribable, buyable, venal, fraudulent, swindling, grafting, criminal, lawless, villainous
dishonest, underhand, unprincipled, unscrupulous, amoral, dishonourable, untrustworthy, double-dealing, rotten
malfeasant
informal crooked, shady, tricky
British informal dodgy
archaic hollow-hearted
ANTONYMS

law-abiding


noun

1‘she has an artistic bent’

SYNONYMS
inclination, predisposition, disposition, instinct, orientation, leaning, tendency, penchant, bias, predilection, proclivity, propensity, talent, gift, flair, ability, knack, aptitude, facility, faculty, skill, capability, capacity, forte, genius
mind, brain, head

Phrases

    bent on

    ‘she's bent on going and nothing will stop her’


    SYNONYMS
    intent on, determined on, set on, insistent on, fixed on, resolved on, hell-bent on, firm about, committed to
    single-minded about, obsessive about, obsessed with, fanatical about, fixated on