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Definition of 'crook'


  1. someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime
       Synonyms: criminal felon outlaw malefactor
  2. a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
       Synonyms: bend twist turn
  3. a long staff with one end being hook shaped
       Synonyms: shepherd's crook


  1. bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"
       Synonyms: curve

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