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〔 `twIstIŋ 〕


〔 ˋtwistiŋ 〕

Overview of noun twisting

The noun twisting has 2 senses

Overview of verb twist

The verb twist has 10 senses

  • writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist -- (to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace")

  • flex, bend, deform, twist, turn -- (cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar")

  • twist -- (turn in the opposite direction; "twist one's head")

  • twist, twine, distort -- (form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted")

  • twist -- (form into twists; "Twist the strips of dough")

  • wind, twist, curve -- (extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest")

  • twist -- (do the twist)

  • wrench, twist -- (twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest")

  • twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate -- (practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words")

  • twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick -- (twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days")

Overview of adj twisting

The adj twisting has 1 sense

  • tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous -- (marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track")