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Definition 1: a long staff with one end being hook shaped - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for crook in the sense of this definition

(crook is a kind of ...) a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose

"he walked with the help of a wooden staff"

Definition 2: someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for crook in the sense of this definition

(crook is a kind of ...) (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who helps another person commit a crime

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

(... is a kind of crook ) someone released on probation or on parole

(... is a kind of crook ) an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)

(... is a kind of crook ) one who habitually ignores the law and does not answer court summonses

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who imports or exports without paying duties

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who betrays his country by committing treason

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who violates the law

(... is a kind of crook ) the girlfriend of a gangster

(... is a kind of crook ) a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who makes or sells illegal liquor

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act

(... is a kind of crook ) a member of a conspiracy

(... is a kind of crook ) a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who is a member of gang

(... is a kind of crook ) a corrupt politician

(... is a kind of crook ) someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination

(... is a kind of crook ) an aggressive and violent young criminal

(... is a kind of crook ) a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly

(... is an instance of crook) United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)

(... is an instance of crook) United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)

(... is an instance of crook) Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)

Definition 3: a circular segment of a curve - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where crook or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bend in the road
  • a crook in the path

Synonyms for crook in the sense of this definition

(crook is a kind of ...) the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

(... is a kind of crook ) a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)

Definition 4: bend or cause to bend - [verb of motion]

Samples where crook or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He crooked his index finger
  • the road curved sharply

Synonyms for crook in the sense of this definition

(crook is a kind of ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

(... is a kind of crook ) curve or bend (something) back or down

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