- This crafty man is nothing but a crook.
- Don't get mixed up with him -- he's a crook!
- He bent a crooked circle straight.
- She made a classic boner and married a crook.
- 1.a winding course; a crooked road; a tortuous path; 2.a roundabout way; a detour
- She had a crooked nose with warts on the end of it.