Pronunciation: (krook'id for 1-4, 6; krookt for 5),[key] —adj. 1. not straight; bending; curved: a crooked path. 2. askew; awry: The picture on the wall seems to be crooked. 3. deformed: a man with a crooked back. 4. not straightforward; dishonest.
5. bent and often raised or moved to one side, as a finger or neck.
6. (of a coin) polygonal: a crooked sixpence.