Definition of crookedness in US English:



  • See crooked

    • ‘However, removing the wisdom teeth does not usually improve crookedness or crowding in other teeth.’
    • ‘The crookedness seemed to make his face even more handsome.’
    • ‘‘We had not realised our government was capable of such folly and such crookedness,’ thundered the leader.’
    • ‘He became so reckless in his deceptions and crookedness precisely because he believed himself to be untouchable.’
    • ‘He raced along the familiar trail, cursing its narrowness, its crookedness, its unalterable length.’