Synonyms of crooked in English:

crooked


See definition of crooked

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 signpost was crooked’

SYNONYMS

bent, curved, 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

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

shady, tricky

British bent, dodgy

malfeasant

ANTONYMS

honest, law-abiding