Crook is defined as a person who is dishonest and who steals things (such as money) that belong to others.(noun)
An example of a crook is someone who creates an identity theft scheme in order to steal money from people.
To crook is to bend something, such as bending your finger to signal.(verb)
An example of crook is when you bend your finger and make a "come here" sign with it.
The definition of a crook is a bend in something.(noun)
An example of a crook is a sharp turn in a road or creek.
See crook in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME crok < ON krōkr, var. of krākr, a bending, hook, bay: for IE base see cradle
See crook in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English crok
Origin: , from Old Norse krōkr.
Origin: From crooked
Origin: or crook1.
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