Twisting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtwɪstɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word twisting
Brit.  |ˈtwɪstɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word twisting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to twist
- the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean (syn: distortion, straining, torture)
- the act of rotating rapidly (syn: spin, twirl, twist, whirl)
it broke off after much twisting

adjective

- marked by repeated turns and bends (syn: tortuous, voluminous, winding)

Examples

...it took some twisting, but I finally got the top off the jar...

it broke off after much twisting

...a twisting road that deserved the appellation “Sidewinder Lane”...

I had her on the carpet twisting.

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