Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crook

3 senses of crook

Sense 1
criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)
       => principal -- ((criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement)

Sense 2
bend, crook, twist, turn -- (a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path")
       => curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

Sense 3
crook, shepherd's crook -- (a long staff with one end being hook shaped)
       => staff -- (a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose; "he walked with the help of a wooden staff")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crook

1 sense of crook

Sense 1
crook, curve -- (bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

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