Synonyms for (adjective) crooked

Synonyms: round-backed, round-shouldered, crooked, stooped, stooping, hunched

Definition: having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect

Usage: a little oldish misshapen stooping woman

Similar words: unerect

Definition: not upright in position or posture


Synonyms: crooked, asymmetrical

Definition: irregular in shape or outline

Usage: asymmetrical features; a dress with a crooked hemline

Similar words: irregular

Definition: contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice

Usage: irregular hiring practices


Synonyms: crooked

Definition: having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

Usage: crooked country roads; crooked teeth

Similar words: akimbo

Definition: (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body

Usage: a tailor sitting with legs akimbo; stood with arms akimbo


Similar words: anfractuous

Definition: full of twists and turns

Usage: anfractuous cliffs


Similar words: aquiline, hooked

Definition: curved down like an eagle's beak


Similar words: wonky, cockeyed, lopsided, askew, awry, skew-whiff

Definition: turned or twisted toward one side

Usage: a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry- G.K.Chesterton; his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff


Similar words: writhed, writhen, contorted

Definition: twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)

Usage: his mad contorted smile; writhed lips; my writhen features- Walter scott


Similar words: deflective, refractive

Definition: capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)


Similar words: geniculate

Definition: bent at a sharp angle


Similar words: gnarled, gnarly, knobbed, knotted, knotty

Definition: used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots

Usage: gnarled and knotted hands; a knobbed stick


Similar words: malposed

Definition: characterized by malposition

Usage: crooked malposed teeth


Similar words: reflexed

Definition: (of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees


Similar words: squiggly

Definition: wavy and twisting


Similar words: winding, voluminous, twisting, twisty, tortuous

Definition: marked by repeated turns and bends

Usage: a tortuous road up the mountain; winding roads are full of surprises; had to steer the car down a twisty track


Similar words: warped

Definition: used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture

Usage: the floors were warped and cracked


Similar words: windblown

Definition: used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds


Similar words: wry

Definition: bent to one side

Usage: a wry neck


Similar words: zig-zag, zigzag

Definition: having short sharp turns or angles


Synonyms: corrupt, crooked

Definition: not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

Similar words: sneaky, underhand, underhanded

Definition: marked by deception

Usage: achieved success in business only by underhand methods