Definition of Twisted

1. Adjective. Having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented. "A perverted translation of the poem"

Exact synonyms: Distorted, Misrepresented, Perverted
Similar to: Artful, Disingenuous

Definition of Twisted

1. a. Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted.

Definition of Twisted

1. Verb. (past of twist) ¹

2. Adjective. contorted ¹

3. Adjective. wound spirally ¹

4. Adjective. Mentally disturbed or unsound. ¹

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Definition of Twisted

1. twist [v] - See also: twist

Medical Definition of Twisted

1. Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted. Twisted curve, a surface described by a straight line moving according to any law whatever, yet so that the consecutive positions of the line shall not be in one plane; a warped surface. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twisted

twist and turn
twist around
twist bit
twist drill
twist drills
twist form
twist in the wind
twist of fate
twist someone's arm
twist the knife
twist tie
twist wood
twisted (current term)
twisted hairs
twisted in the wind

Literary usage of Twisted

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1. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1862)
"We have seen (Art. 124) that a twisted cubic is the locus of the poles of a fixed plane with regard to a system of quadrics having a common curve. ..."

2. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (1900)
"... THE twisted LIP DSA WHITNEY, brother of the late Elias Whitney, DD, Principal of the Theological College of St. George's, was much addicted to opium. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... feet the ashen spear ; Till brave Agenor drew the weapon forth, And bound up in a sling of twisted wool (Borne by the follower of the prince) his hand. ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... spinulose at apex and margin, dark-colored on the edges, scaly. Guiana. STREPTOCARPUS (Greek compound, meaning twisted fruit). ..."

5. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"A bunched cable, the separate conductors of which consist of twisted ... twisted Double-Conductors — A pair or a number of pairs of twisted twin conductors. ..."

6. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Boiling—Direction! of the Vibrations—Stones twisted round— Great Wave—Permanent Elevation of the Land—Area of Volcanic Phenomena—The connection between ..."

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