- twist someone's arm,
- twist tie,
- twisted hairs,
- twisted stomach worm,
Origin of twister
Examples from the Web for twister
When the twister tore through Moore, Mona Thomas lost everything.The Twister Stole My Pet: How Cats, Dogs, and a Donkey Survived Oklahoma|Christine Pelisek|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If that is so, then the twister was a measure of the forces we are playing with.Oklahoma Tornado Devastation: What the Twister Left Behind|Michael Daly|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It can shelter 3,000 people, if they can get there before a twister strikes.
The 1999 twister caused the fastest wind speed ever recorded on Earth up to that time: 318 miles per hour.
The twister was recorded as a F4 tornado, the second-highest intensity on the Fujita scale.
A second later a "twister" from the hills hit us, and adroitly he headed her into it.Frenzied Finance|Thomas W. Lawson
You looked out of the window and told the teacher that the twister was going north of us, and would kill somebody else.The Brown Mouse|Herbert Quick
"I was on a barkentine, trading between New York and Brazil once, when we got hit by a twister," said a machinist's mate.
The thought suddenly occurred to him that the best way to meet the twister would be head-on.
Jack was fully qualified to assume this task, and it was seldom they were ever able to stump him with a twister.Motor Boat Boys Down the Danube|Louis Arundel
1570s, "one who spins thread," agent noun from twist (v.). Meaning "tornado" is attested from 1881, American English.