AskDefine | Define crookedness

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1 a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions" [syn: tortuosity, tortuousness, torsion, contortion]
2 having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles [ant: straightness]
3 the quality of being deceitful and underhanded [syn: deviousness]

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  1. The state of being crooked
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