Skewed vs Crooked - What's the difference?

skewed | crooked |


As adjectives the difference between skewed and crooked

is that skewed is twisted at an angle while crooked is not straight; having one or more bends or angles.

As verbs the difference between skewed and crooked

is that skewed is (skew) while crooked is (crook).

skewed

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Twisted at an angle.
  • Biased, distorted (pertaining to statistics or information).
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (skew)
  • Anagrams

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    crooked

    English

    Etymology 1

    From crook, equivalent to .

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crook)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) croked, crokid, past participle of . More at (l).

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not straight; having one or more bends or angles.
  • We walked up the crooked path to the top of the hill.
  • Set at an angle; not vertical or square.
  • That picture is crooked - could you straighten it up for me?
  • (figuratively) Dishonest or illegal; corrupt.
  • He was trying to interest me in another one of his crooked deals.