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Some would also have crooked noses from lacrosse accidents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The evolutionary story is a crooked one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe it came out a little crooked. Christianity Today (2000)She sneered through a crooked grin. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEIf you lead along a straight way, who will dare go by a crooked one? Times, Sunday Times (2006)And look, this one is quite crooked! Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)It was like watching two people attack each other with teaspoons, little fingers crooked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After drifting apart, the pals must join forces when a crooked businessman lets loose a horde of monsters. The Sun (2008)He vigorously punished crooked cops. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His fingers are a little crooked, but all parts of his body are paying better attention to his central command now. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His smile is crooked, but he smiles frequently and without self-consciousness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And you wouldn't mind if things were a little crooked just at first, would you? What Katy Did (1872)With a crooked smile she dropped the hot wet cloth over the bandage, causing Wulfgar to rise halfway out of his chair. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEPut it to him that his pulling power was not just the box-office kind, and he gives a crooked smile with his eyes turned down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: crooked ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as crooked, especially something that is usually straight, you mean that it is bent or twisted.
...the crooked line of his broken nose.
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