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Definition of 'twisting'

See also: twist 


  1. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
       Synonyms: distortion overrefinement straining torture
  2. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
       Synonyms: spin twirl twist whirl


  1. having a twisting or snake-like or wormlike motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes"
       Synonyms: squirming wiggling wiggly wriggling wriggly writhing
  2. marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
       Synonyms: tortuous twisty winding voluminous

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