• (noun): An implement or tool, such as a bishop's crosier or a shepherd's staff, with a bent or curved part.
  • (noun): A part that is curved or bent like a hook.
  • (noun): A curve or bend; a turn: a crook in the path.
  • (noun): Informal One who makes a living by dishonest methods.
  • (verb-transitive): To make a crook in; bend.
  • (verb-intransitive): To bend or curve. See Synonyms at bend1.
  • (adjective): Australian Out of order; faulty.
  • (adjective): Australian Not well; ill.
  • (adjective): Australian Of poor quality; inferior.
  • (adjective): Australian Not honest; crooked.

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  • (noun): a long staff with one end being hook shaped
  • (noun): a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
  • (noun): someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
  • (verb): bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"

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Crook is another name for criminal.
Crook or Crooks may also refer to:

Example Sentences

  • How many times do we have to tell you a crook is a crook is a crook.

  • If this crook is the top for the GOP then that alone would let you know what type of people the GOP's are.

  • Makes no difference a crook is a crook no matter what color.

  • …. .a crook is a crook, throw them out and into jail they go.

  • At least we would know the convict was a crook from the get go.

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