twisted Definition

  • 1forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled
  • 2having the shape formed by twisting
  • 3distorted or perverted from the truth or what is right

Using twisted: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "twisted" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The tree had a twisted trunk.

  • Example

    She twisted her ankle while running.

  • Example

    He gave a twisted account of the events.

twisted Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for twisted

Phrases with twisted

  • a pair of copper wires twisted together, used in telecommunications for transmitting signals


    Ethernet cables use twisted pairs to transmit data.

  • humor that is strange, dark, or disturbing


    The movie's twisted humor was not for everyone.

  • a way of thinking that is illogical, irrational, or distorted


    His argument was based on twisted logic and made no sense.


Summary: twisted in Brief

The term 'twisted' [ˈtwɪstɪd] refers to something that has been forced out of its natural shape or is distorted from the truth. It can describe physical objects like a twisted tree trunk or twisted pair of wires, as well as abstract concepts like twisted humor or twisted logic. 'Twisted' is often used informally to describe something that is crooked or bent.

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