Synonyms for Crooked:


bent (adjective)
angular, warped.
bent, angled (adjective)
bowed, gnarled, irregular, spiral, disfigured, zigzag, twisted, sinuous, twisting, slanted, oblique, tortuous, angular, winding, devious, serpentine, lopsided, curved, cockeyed, warped, curving, awry, contorted, deformed, meandering, distorted, tilted, misshapen, anfractuous, hooked.
crooked (adjective)
bent, angular, leaning, sloped, tilted, slanted.
curved (adjective)
curved, rounded, sagging, hanging, hooked, arched, serpentine, bent, parabolic, twisty, bowed.
deformed (adjective)
contorted, irregular, perverse, freakish, cockeyed, flawed, asymmetrical, awry, misshapen, mangled, knotted, lopsided, bent, disfigured, distorted, corrupt, deformed.
dishonest (adjective)
double-faced, crafty, devious, deceitful, hypocritical, untruthful, treacherous, dishonest, turncoat, dishonorable, unscrupulous, corrupt, untrustworthy, insincere, underhanded, Prevaricating, cheating, immoral, fraudulent, nefarious, Deceiving, traitorous, felonious.
evil, corrupt (adjective)
fraudulent, crafty, nefarious, dubious, unprincipled, deceitful, dishonorable, untruthful, unscrupulous, treacherous, underhand, dishonest.
false (adjective)
deceitful, fictional, fraudulent, deceptive, dishonest, bogus, phony, Deluding, false, Truthless, counterfeit.
irregular (adjective)
off balance, irregular.
oblique (adjective)
shaky (adjective)
untruthful (adjective)
wry (adjective)


off balance, at an angle, inclined. praetorian, self, mercenary. crooked (noun)
cockeyed, knobbed, twisting, asymmetrical, refractive, bending, sneaky, writhen, malposed, lopsided, squiggly, stooped, underhand, contorted, unerect, reflexed, gnarly, hooked, bent, anfractuous, aquiline, twisty, akimbo, geniculate, stooping, zigzag, writhed, winding, askew, unscrupulous, knotty, skew-whiff, gnarled, windblown, hunched, tortuous, awry, warped, round-backed, wry, deflective, knotted, round-shouldered, dishonest, wonky, distorted, irregular, twisted, underhanded, corrupt.


bent (verb)
Refracted, Flexed, warped, twisted, Deflected.
curved (verb)
Swerved, Sagged, Cambered, swept, Hanged.
deformed (verb)
mangled, perverted, corrupted.

Other synonyms:

praetorian, curving. mercenary. venal. inclined. knobbed

Usage examples for crooked

  1. And so they must be somethin' crooked about it. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  2. And look, this one is quite crooked – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. There isn't a straight line in your whole soul and mind: you're crooked all over. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington