Synonyms of crooked in English:

crooked


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adjective

1‘the village was a maze of crooked streets’

SYNONYMS
winding, twisting, zigzag, meandering, deviating, sinuous, tortuous, serpentine, irregular
rare anfractuous
ANTONYMS

straight

2‘the brid's crooked wing was able to be straightened’

SYNONYMS
bent, curved, recurved, twisted, contorted, warped, angled, bowed, hooked
ANTONYMS

straight

3‘the poor boy has a crooked back’

SYNONYMS
misshapen, deformed, malformed, out of shape, distorted, contorted, wry, gnarled, disfigured
hunched, humped, bowed, curved
Scottish thrawn

4‘the picture over the bed looked crooked’

SYNONYMS
lopsided, askew, awry, to one side, off-centre, uneven, unsymmetrical, asymmetrical, asymmetric, not straight, out of true, out of line, on one side, tilted, at an angle, angled, slanted, aslant, slanting, sloping, squint
Scottish agley, thrawn
informal cock-eyed
British informal skew-whiff, wonky, squiffy
ANTONYMS

straight

5‘his business had almost certainly been crooked’

SYNONYMS
criminal, illegal, unlawful, questionable, dubious, nefarious
dishonest, dishonourable, unscrupulous, unprincipled, amoral, untrustworthy, crafty, deceitful, shifty, Janus-faced, underhand
corrupt, corruptible, buyable, venal, grafting, swindling, fraudulent
informal shady, tricky
British informal bent, dodgy
Law malfeasant
ANTONYMS

honest, law-abiding