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Dictionary Definition

twisted adj
1 wound or wrapped around something; "hair twined around her fingers"; "bulky with twisted stitches around the edges" [syn: twined]
2 strained or wrenched out of normal shape; "old trees with contorted branches"; "scorched and distorted fragments of steel"; "trapped under twisted steel girders" [syn: contorted, distorted]
3 having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented; "many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"; "a perverted translation of the poem" [syn: distorted, misrepresented, perverted]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. past of twist


  1. contorted
  2. wound spirally
  3. Mentally disturbed or unsound.


wound spirally
Mentally disturbed or unsound

Extensive Definition

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See also

twisted in Swedish: Twisted
twisted in Yiddish: צודרייט

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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