[kroo k-id for 1–4, 6; kroo kt for 5] /ˈkrʊk ɪd for 1–4, 6; krʊkt for 5/ adjective 1. not straight; bending; curved: a crooked path. 2. askew; awry: The picture on the wall seems to be crooked. 3. deformed: a man with a crooked back. 4. not straightforward; dishonest. 5. bent and often raised […]
[kroo k] /krʊk/ adjective, Australian. 1. sick or feeble. 2. ill-humored; angry. 3. out of order; functioning improperly. 4. unsatisfactory; disappointing. /krʊk/ noun 1. a curved or hooked thing 2. a staff with a hooked end, such as a bishop’s crosier or shepherd’s staff 3. a turn or curve; bend 4. (informal) a dishonest person, […]
[kroo k-uh-ree] /ˈkrʊk ə ri/ noun 1. the activities and dealings of crooks; crooked practices.
noun, Physics. 1. the dark space between the cathode glow and the negative glow in a vacuum tube, occurring when the pressure is low.