as crooked as a dog's hind leg


as crooked as a dog's hind leg
Australian Slang
very crooked; not straight

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  • crooked as a dog's hind leg —    To say that someone is as crooked as a dog s hind leg means that they are very dishonest indeed.     He can t be trusted he s as crooked as a dog s hind leg …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • As crooked as a dog's hind leg — very crooked; not straight …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • crooked — /ˈkrʊkəd / (say krookuhd) adjective 1. bent; not straight; curved. 2. deformed. 3. Colloquial dishonest: a crooked deal. –phrase Colloquial 4. crooked as a dog s hind leg, extremely dishonest. 5. crooked on, angry with. {Middle English, Old… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • dogleg — I. adjective Date: 1808 crooked or bent like a dog s hind leg < a sharp dogleg bend in the fairway > II. noun Date: circa 1909 1. a. something having an abrupt angle b. a sharp bend (as in a road) 2. a golf hole having an angled fairway …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • straight —  1. Frank(ly), honest(ly), direct(ly).  2. go straight Behave honestly (following period of crime or in prison, etc.).  3. [Excl.] Honestly!  4. on the straight Behaving honestly.  5. straight as a dog s hind (or back) leg Crooked.  6. (Of… …   A concise dictionary of English slang