Even a loose, shoulder-revealing cotton shirt with a spray-painted happy face in red and blue, the eyes all crooked.
Smiling on the red carpet, Gaga showed off a set of oversized rotten dentures, featuring "metallic gums and crooked teeth."
In 2001 Scottish writer A.L. Kennedy had some harsh words about the prize, calling it “a pile of crooked nonsense.”
In new court papers, an heir to the Max Factor fortune claims a ‘crooked’ lawyer told him to flee to Mexico during his rape trial.
“Made in Aleppo,” he proclaimed with a grin, holding a bomb laced with crooked nails and screws along its perimeter.
He passionately denounced the surrender, the "policy of subterfuge and crooked ways," which threatened to founder Italy.
Lift up the crooked, put away the straight; and the people will not be won.
The Man never wearied of the crooked secret-looking streets and fine buildings of the old, old city.
What is the business that brings you by such a crooked path to my wagon to-night?
L is a loop, the axis of which is straight, while R is one the axis of which is curved or crooked.
early 13c., "hook-shaped instrument or weapon," from Old Norse krokr "hook, corner," cognate with Old High German kracho "hooked tool," of obscure origin but perhaps related to a widespread group of Germanic kr- words meaning "bent, hooked." Meaning "swindler" is American English, 1879, from crooked in figurative sense of "dishonest" (1708). Crook "dishonest trick" was in Middle English.
[1870s+; Attested from 1225 in the larger sense ''immoral, perverse, not orthodox'']
A habitual or professional criminal; a consistently dishonest person: The chief said, ''I'm not a crook'' (1870s+)
To steal: He crooked my socks (1940s+)