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Crooked
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Crooked as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

6 April 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 27 answers for the crossword clue 'Crooked', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Crooked a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Crooked as an answer itself some 61 times.

Crooked is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 with the answer being WRY, but the most popular answer for this clue is BENT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Crooked', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Crooked' and give you a hint.

  • Not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
  • Irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"
  • Having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
  • Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BEN
A mountain or tall hill; "they were climbing the ben"

WRY
Humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"

4 Letters

ALOP

AWRY
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

BENT
A special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"

SKEW
Turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"

5 Letters

ASKEW
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

ATILT
Departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"

SHADY
Filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"

6 Letters

ANGLED Mike Smallman
Forming or set at an angle; "angled parking"

ASLANT
Having an oblique or slanted direction

UNEVEN
Not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

WARPED
Used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked"

7 Letters

CORRUPT
Alter from the original

HUNCHED
Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

ILLEGIT

STOOPED
Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

8 Letters

LOPSIDED
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

STOOPING
Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

THIEVING
The act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

9 Letters

ATANANGLE

DISHONEST
Capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"

ONTHETAKE

SKEWWHIFF

11 Letters

ROUNDBACKED

12 Letters

ASYMMETRICAL
Irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"

15 Letters

ROUNDSHOULDERED

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