Synonyms for Crook:
n.azimuth, complement, inclination, adjacent angles, corresponding angles, acute angle, obtuse angle, complementary angles. brown-nose, fixer, hypocrite, angle, politician, fraud, wheeler dealer, liar, CONMAN, notch. bestride, burrow, cower, double over, straight, balance, crane, crouch. bilk, Cozener, honest, sharper, Diddler, bandit, rook, chiseler, Defrauder, cheater, flimflammer, trickster, victimizer, cheat, gypper, gyp. brand, crate, cow town, corral, cattle prod, dairy, dip. •bandit (noun)
•criminal, thief (noun)
swindler, scoundrel, rogue, villain, Filcher, cheat.
criminal, curve, felon, shepherd's crook, turn, bend, malefactor, outlaw.
parabola, bow, meniscus, curve, sinus, crescent, curvature, circle, spiral, horseshoe, arch.
cutthroat, fiend, ogre, desperado, gunman, hooligan, law breaker, scoundrel, vampire, demon, terrorist, bully, ruffian, thug, vulture, snake, tyrant, hoodlum, viper, evildoer, vandal, tough, criminal, thief, wrongdoer, bad guy, brute, monster.
burglar, larcenist, pickpocket, prowler, Grafter, culprit, stealer, villain, delinquent, swindler, highwayman, cat burglar, pirate, poacher, Filcher, lawbreaker, mugger, larcener, felon, lifter, outlaw, hijacker, housebreaker.
refract, flex, deflect, twist, warp, contort.
•bend, angle (verb)
bow, flex, snake, curve, round, hook, notch.
camber, hang, hook, sweep, swerve, bend, round, sag.
distort, disfigure, deform, mangle, pervert, corrupt.
burrow, obtuse angle, double over, Defrauder, cheat, azimuth, bandit, flimflammer, chiseler, politician, CONMAN, crane, cow town, corresponding angles, bestride, acute angle, crouch, rogue, cattle prod, complementary angles, Diddler, Cozener, liar, cheater, cower, gypper, victimizer, adjacent angles, wheeler dealer, fraud. trickster, rook, fixer, sharper, inclination. complement, corral, gyp. crate, brand. dairy. dip. balance. •bend
camber, flex, refract.
•Other relevant words:
brand, balance, gyp, rook, Diddler, azimuth, shepherd's crook, politician, bilk, inclination, notch, fraud, victimizer, corral, bandit, turn, rogue, dip, malefactor, chiseler, liar, sharper, hypocrite, angle, crane, CONMAN, flimflammer, Cozener, cheater, crate, cower, dairy, gypper, trickster, cheat, Defrauder.
Usage examples for crook
For, to let the reader into one of the greatest secrets of history, the Nieuw Nederlandts had long been regarded by the whole Yankee race as the modern land of promise, and themselves as the chosen and peculiar people destined, one day or other, by hook or by crook to get possession of it. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving