What is crook?

  • (noun): Someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime.
    Synonyms: criminal, felon, outlaw, malefactor
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More definitions of "crook":

  • (noun): A circular segment of a curve.
    Example: "A crook in the path"
    Synonyms: bend, turn
  • (verb): Bend or cause to bend.
    Synonyms: curve
  • (noun): A long staff with one end being hook shaped.
    Synonyms: shepherd's crook