See also: barrel, crooked, fish, hook,.Historical Examples of crooked "You must have crooked ways to catch crooks, believe me he said cheerfully.Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

Also:.) Don't play cards with him.A person, Kant tells us, is crooked timber from which no straight thing can be made.

Bent and often raised or moved to one side, as a finger or neck.(of a coin) polygonal: a crooked sixpence.In fact, Gryphus was beginning to dig the soil with his crooked fingers.