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Definition of "twist" []

  • To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand. (verb-transitive)
  • To form in this manner: twist a length of rope from strands of hemp. (verb-transitive)
  • To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something. (verb-transitive)
  • To interlock or interlace: twist flowers in one's hair. (verb-transitive)
  • To make (one's way) in a tortuous manner: twisted my way through the briar patch. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "twist" in a sentence
  • "Tidmum continoos to twist an twist onna floor..*twist twist*.."
  • "* twist twist* with my sleeve wrapped around the lid for extra grip."
  • "A further twist is the open letter in “support” of the lawyers that has recently been developed as described at letter."