Definition of Contortionistic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contortionistic

contoids
contone
contorno
contornos
contorsion
contorsional
contort
contorted
contortedly
contortedness
contorting
contortion
contortionate
contortionism
contortionist
contortionistic (current term)
contortionists
contortions
contortive
contorts
contortuplicate
contos
contour
contour feather
contour feathers
contour interval
contour language
contour line
contour lines
contour lines of Owen

Literary usage of Contortionistic

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1. Music and Bad Manners by Carl Van Vechten (1916)
"The rapid and tortuous passages between the black and white keys would test the contortionistic qualities of any one's fingers. Savinio, it is said, ..."

2. Half Portions by Edna Ferber (1920)
"And always the Jackie band from the Great Lakes Station, its white leggings twinkling down the street in the lead of its six-foot-six contortionistic ..."

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