Adjective "Bent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bent


    Definition:

    1. curved; crooked: a bent bow; a bent stick.

    2. determined; set; resolved (usually followed by on): to be bent on buying a new car.

    3. Chiefly British Slang. morally crooked; corrupt. stolen: bent merchandise. homosexual. noun

    4. direction taken, as by one's interests; inclination: a bent for painting.

    5. capacity of endurance: to work at the top of one's bent.

    6. Civil Engineering. a transverse frame, as of a bridge or an aqueduct, designed to support eithe

    Origin:
    bent

    Examples:

    "players can be bent on things."

    "drivers can be bent on things."

    "towns can be bent on governments."

    "places can be bent on things."

    "people can be bent towards portraits."

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