Definition of acrook in English:

acrook

adverb

figurative
literary
  • In a bend or curve, at an angle; (figurative) awry, crookedly.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. Originally from a + crook. In later use probably independently from a- + either crook or crook.

Pronunciation:

acrook

/əˈkrʊk/