verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Examples from the Web for twist
This is a twist on a classic American pot pie but dressed up for company.
I learned some things I can't unlearn: human kneecaps look like rocks; bones when burnt, shrink and twist.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins'|Marilyn Johnson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This year has a twist: several kids quickly forgive their parents for their alleged misdeeds, making for some adorable scenes.Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a twist, the course of the campaign revealed that when Cassidy was a Democrat in the early 2000s, he donated $500 to Landrieu.Mary Landrieu-Bill Cassidy Louisiana Senate Race Heads to a Runoff|Tim Mak|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Ted Cruz, Team Player” is a twist few saw coming from the freshman who has made too many enemies to count in Washington.
Mr. Johnson: I take three or four canes, and kind of twist them, give them a little twist, and lay them flat on the ground.
Then a twist of the left handle-bar caused the Comet to slow down, and he pulled back on the bit.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends|Stanley R. Matthews
Complex the knots were, but his warped and palsied fingers deftly undid them as though long familiar with each turn and twist.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
He had taken a leaf of the raw tobacco and adding a pinch for filler was trying to twist the spill.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
There isn't a knot or a twist he doesn't know, and you should see him up aloft—a cat's not in it.Dry Fish and Wet|Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
British Dictionary definitions for twist
- a cigar made by twisting three cigars around one another
- chewing tobacco made in the form of a roll by twisting the leaves together