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")

Antonyms of adj crooked

4 senses of crooked

Sense 1
crooked (vs. straight) -- (having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth")

straight (vs. crooked) -- (having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders")
        => aligned -- (in a straight line; "pearly teeth evenly aligned")
        => unbent -- (not bent; "looking for an unbent nail"; "trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber")
        => untwisted -- (not twisted; formerly twisted but now straight)

Sense 2
crooked (vs. straight), corrupt -- (not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive)

straight (vs. crooked), square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")
        => aboveboard, straightforward -- (without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs")
        => guileless, transparent -- (free of deceit)
        => straightarrow (prenominal) -- (conventionally moral and upright)

Sense 3
asymmetrical, crooked -- (irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline")

INDIRECT (VIA irregular) -> regular -- (in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties")

Sense 4
hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked -- (having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman")

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Similarity of adj crooked

4 senses of crooked

Sense 1
crooked (vs. straight) -- (having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth")
       => akimbo (postnominal) -- ((used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body; "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo")
       => anfractuous -- (full of twists and turns; "anfractuous cliffs")
       => aquiline, hooked -- (curved down like an eagle's beak)
       => askew, awry (predicate), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff -- (turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff")
       => contorted, writhed, writhen -- (twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott)
       => deflective, refractive -- (capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave))
       => geniculate -- (bent at a sharp angle)
       => gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed -- (used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick")
       => malposed -- (characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth")
       => reflexed -- ((of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees)
       => squiggly -- (wavy and twisting)
       => tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous -- (marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track")
       => warped -- (used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked")
       => windblown -- (used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds)
       => wry -- (bent to one side; "a wry neck")
       => zigzag, zig-zag -- (having short sharp turns or angles)
          Also See-> coiled#1; indirect#2

Sense 2
crooked (vs. straight), corrupt -- (not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive)
       => sneaky, underhand, underhanded -- (marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods")
          Also See-> dishonest#1, dishonorable#2; unlawful#2

Sense 3
asymmetrical, crooked -- (irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline")
       => irregular (vs. regular) -- (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices")

Sense 4
hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked -- (having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman")
       => unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

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