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Crooked vs. Wonky

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Crookedverb

simple past tense and past participle of crook

Wonkyadjective

Lopsided, misaligned or off-centre.

Crookedadjective

Not straight; having one or more bends or angles.

‘We walked up the crooked path to the top of the hill.’;

Wonkyadjective

Feeble, shaky or rickety.

Crookedadjective

Set at an angle; not vertical or square.

‘That picture is crooked - could you straighten it up for me?’;

Wonkyadjective

Suffering from intermittent bugs.

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Crookedadjective

(figuratively) Dishonest or illegal; corrupt.

‘He was trying to interest me in another one of his crooked deals.’;

Wonkyadjective

(informal) Generally incorrect.

Crookedadjective

Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed.

‘he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere.’;

Wonkyadjective

Technically worded, in the style of jargon.

Crookedadjective

Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.

‘They are a perverse and crooked generation.’;

Wonkynoun

(music genre) A subgenre of electronic music employing unstable rhythms, complex time signatures, and mid-range synths.

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Crookedadjective

False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.

Wonkyadjective

turned or twisted toward one side;

‘a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry’; ‘his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff’;

Crookedadjective

having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned;

‘crooked country roads’; ‘crooked teeth’;

Wonkyadjective

inclined to shake as from weakness or defect;

‘a rickety table’; ‘a wobbly chair with shaky legs’; ‘the ladder felt a little wobbly’; ‘the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky’;

Crookedadjective

not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

Wonkyadjective

not straight; crooked or askew

‘you have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth’;

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Crookedadjective

irregular in shape or outline;

‘asymmetrical features’; ‘a dress with an crooked hemline’;

Wonkyadjective

(of a thing) unsteady

‘they sat drinking, perched on the wonky stools’;

Crookedadjective

having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect;

‘a little oldish misshapen stooping woman’;

Wonkyadjective

not functioning correctly; faulty

‘I enjoy good health, apart from two wonky knees’;

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