crookedly crookedly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a crooked lopsided manner

Usage(s):

  1. To many, China's new moguls seem as greedily and crookedly voracious as America's 19th century robber barons.
  2. It is, however, made to look like the moonshine sold in Soviet times with it's label printed crookedly in a handwritten font.
  3. Some 5,000 residents and Easter visitors watched Tommy Adair and 149 other less well-bred dogs straggle crookedly down the resort city's wide boardwalk.

News

  1. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ‘smug’ in courtroom, pleads not guilty to Boston bombings

    In a silent courtroom packed with victims of the Boston Marathon attack and their families, bored-looking bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty yesterday in his first appearance since his arrest. He smiled crookedly — he appeared to have a jaw injury — at his two sisters, who seemed to be the...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

    Tsarnaev, 19, smiled crookedly -- he appeared to have a jaw injury -- at his sisters in court as he arrived.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Staten Island Advance

  3. Boston Marathon bombings: Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

    BOSTON — His arm in a cast, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges Wednesday in his first courtroom appearance since his capture at the end of a chaotic week in April. Tsarnaev, 19, smiled crookedly — he appeared to have a jaw injury — at his sisters in court as he arrived.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

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