Definitions For Twist

noun

  • Any clever maneuver
  • The act of rotating rapidly
  • Turning or twisting around (in place)
  • The act of winding or twisting
  • Social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s
  • A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
  • An interpretation of a text or action
  • A jerky pulling movement
  • An unforeseen development
  • A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
  • A circular segment of a curve
  • A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  • A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
  • An act of turning or twisting
  • A turn, curve, or bend in a road, river, etc.
  • An unexpected or strange occurrence

verb

  • Twist suddenly so as to sprain
  • Form into twists
  • Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
  • Turn in the opposite direction
  • Form into a spiral shape
  • Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
  • Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
  • To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
  • Do the twist
  • Extend in curves and turns
  • To bend or turn (something) in order to change its shape
  • To bend or turn (something) into a shape or position that is not normal or natural
  • To turn (something) in a circular motion with your hand

Is Twist a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
8

The word Twist is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Twist in a Sentence

  • The toy can be twisted into different shapes.
  • She twisted balloons into the shapes of different animals.
  • The antenna was twisted out of shape.
  • A simple twist of the wrist
  • The jar should open with a twist of the lid.
  • The road has some nasty twists.

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