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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crook·ed /ˈkrʊkəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crook v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crooked p. pr. & vb. n. Crooking.]
 1. To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
    Crook the pregnant hinges of the knee.   --Shak.
 2. To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist. [Archaic]
    There is no one thing that crooks youth more than such unlawfull games.   --Ascham.
    What soever affairs pass such a man's hands, he crooketh them to his own ends.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crook·ed a.
 1. Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed. Crooked paths.”
    he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere.   --Shak.
 2. Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.
    They are a perverse and crooked generation.   --Deut. xxxii. 5.
 3. False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.
 Crooked whisky, whisky on which the payment of duty has been fraudulently evaded. [Slang, U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or
             aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
             [ant: straight]
      2: not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive [syn: corrupt]
         [ant: straight]
      3: irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a
         dress with an crooked hemline" [syn: asymmetrical]
      4: having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little
         oldish misshapen stooping woman" [syn: hunched, round-backed,
          round-shouldered, stooped, stooping]