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crook

crook

 
 
pronunciation:
krUk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something bent, curved, or hooked.
similar words:
bend
definition 2: a curved or hooked part of something.
in the crook of her arma crook in the road
definition 3: a hooked implement, such as a shepherd's staff.
definition 4: a thief or swindler.
similar words:
bandit, gyp, thief
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: crooked, crooking, crooks
definition: to bend, curve, or hook.
similar words:
bend