Translation of crooked in Spanish:

crooked

torcido, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈkrʊkəd//ˈkrʊkɪd/

adjective

  • 1

    (bent, twisted)
    (line/arms/legs) torcido
    (arms/line/legs) chueco Latin America
    (person/back) encorvado
    (road/path) sinuoso
    (path/road) lleno de curvas
    the picture's still crooked el cuadro todavía está chueco
    • she gave me a crooked grin me hizo una mueca
    • Some first or permanent teeth may be missing, abnormally shaped or crooked.
    • He had cold blue eyes with pale blonde hair and a hooked crooked nose that made his feature ugly.
    • It looked distorted and out of place with its crooked hands and bent face.
    • He stretched out, his arm bent and crooked, and grasped the paper in between his fingertips.
    • His wife smiled, showing us her lovely, crooked teeth.
    • Some were crooked, some had curves in their build, and others had great holes in their sides.
    • Many are shaped like small potatoes but others are curiously long and curved like crooked sausages.
    • Rows of sharp, crooked teeth protruded from between the lips that were forever twisted in a frozen snarl.
    • The second face was withered and ancient, with watery eyes peering out from above a crooked hooked nose.
    • He has protruding or crooked teeth which affect the shape of his top lip.
    • The thick undergrowth spilled over rotting remnants of fences and a crooked signpost at the intersection of the drive.
    • The furniture was the wrong shape - it was curved and crooked.
    • He handed the bowl and spoon to Ben and kept the plate for himself, pulling a bent and crooked little spoon of his own from his boot.
    • Heads up, shoulders back, there wasn't even a hint of a shirt sticking out, a crooked tie or a dirty shoe, as pupils smiled broadly at the President.
    • The wing lost its crooked shape, becoming straight, but not without pain to its owner.
    • There was this big logo on the wall shaped like a crooked cross with a big red sun in the middle.
    • All the molding in the hallway is warped and crooked.
    • Many of the shelves were old and crooked, weighed down over the years by books and trinkets his grandfather had collected.
    • The youngest children were always afraid of him, for he looked so odd and menacing with his one eye, crooked back, hooked nose and black cloak.
    • The man had his back to her and was busily arranging mugs on a crooked wooden shelf.
    • If this is true, then people are just naturally dishonest and crooked and downright rotten.
    • She mumbled back, ‘So tell me, who hired you and your crooked band of thugs this time?’
    • A pair of thugs demand that she tell them where she keeps the stash of diamonds they are certain her crooked father left her.
    • He believed he was a crooked, corrupt individual simply out for personal gain, and he was mostly right.
    • The refugees' precarious situations, and their unfamiliarity with the claimant process, make them easy prey for crooked consultants.
    • A crooked financier is facing jail over a £4.5m scam to trick hospitals, including two in Yorkshire.
    • The people who perpetrated that buy-back scheme are despicable, deceitful, dishonest, and crooked.
    • Is the pharmaceutical industry a dangerous and crooked business that federal and state authorities need to bring to heel?
    • As history shows, criminals and crooked cops collude where opportunity takes them.
    • The media should be encouraged to do more investigative stories to expose the crooked and corrupt elements in the country.
    • Will there still be questions about crooked politicians?
    • From the start he exploited the over-work, underfunding and inefficiency then endemic in many hospital accounts departments for his own crooked ends.
    • Criminals of all hues from drug dealers to crooked business people are busy trying to convert hoarded pounds.
    • I played a crooked game and I have lost.
    • Drugs arrive in federal prisons via crooked guards, are smuggled in by visitors or are tossed over the wall; the provincial jail system leaves more avenues open.
    • But it's done nothing to silence the critics, who are still baying for a new, independent body to tackle crooked cops and underworld gangsters.
    • How can you begin to battle crime when so many cops are on the payrolls of criminals, be they drug pushers or crooked businessmen?
    • Based on the life of crooked gangsters in New York, the story was a huge success on the film screen.
    • One of the first things on his agenda was to issue orders to crack down on crooked police officers and drug related crimes.
    • A little crooked at times, he takes high-profile business cases for the money, while finding the time to defend poor clients as well.
  • 2informal

    (person/deal)
    (dishonest)
    deshonesto
    chueco Chile Mexico informal