crook Synonyms & Definition

• Crook

  1. (n.) A bishops staff of office. Cf. Pastoral staff.
  2. (n.) To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
  3. (n.) A person given to fraudulent practices; an accomplice of thieves, forgers, etc.
  4. (n.) An artifice; trick; tricky device; subterfuge.
  5. (n.) A small tube, usually curved, applied to a trumpet, horn, etc., to change its pitch or key.
  6. (n.) The staff used by a shepherd, the hook of which serves to hold a runaway sheep.
  7. (n.) Any implement having a bent or crooked end.
  8. (n.) To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist.
  9. (n.) A bend, turn, or curve; curvature; flexure.
  10. (n.) A pothook.
  11. (v. i.) To bend; to curve; to wind; to have a curvature.
Synonyms:
Bend, Criminal, Curve, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw, Turn,

• Crookes tube

  1. () A vacuum tube in which the exhaustion is carried to a very high degree, with the production of a distinct class of effects; -- so called from W. Crookes who introduced it.

• Crooked

  1. (a.) Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed.
  2. (a.) False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.
  3. (a.) Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.
  4. (imp. & p. p.) of Crook
Synonyms:
Asymmetrical, Corrupt, Hunched, Round-backed, Round-shouldered, Stooped, Stooping,

• Crookedly

  1. (adv.) In a curved or crooked manner; in a perverse or untoward manner.

• Crooken

  1. (v. t.) To make crooked.

• Crookneck

  1. (n.) Either of two varieties of squash, distinguished by their tapering, recurved necks. The summer crookneck is botanically a variety of the pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) and matures early in the season. It is pale yellow in color, with warty excrescences. The winter crookneck belongs to a distinct species (C. moschata) and is smooth and often striped.

• Crookack

  1. (a.) Hunched.

• Crookes space

  1. () The dark space within the negative-pole glow at the cathode of a vacuum tube, observed only when the pressure is low enough to give a striated discharge; -- called also Crookes layer.

• Crookedness

  1. (n.) The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.
Synonyms:
Contortion, Torsion,


Crook Meaning in Urdu

Crook Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Crook" which means "تَرشُول " Trishool in Urdu. Crook meaning in Urdu has been searched 32868 (thirty-two thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight) times till 23 May, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is Trishool Ankas Ankara for the word Crook. The definitions of the word Crook has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Crook, like Bend, Criminal, Curve, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw, Turn Asymmetrical, Corrupt, Hunched, Round-backed, Round-shouldered, Stooped, Stooping Contortion, Torsion . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Crook in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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