Definition for twisting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of twist
Examples from the Web for twisting
Here, only the twisting grey concrete under his tires disturbed the desolate wild.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The book becomes so dramatic and twisting, the ending—how she ends it--is key.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance|Tim Teeman|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then a larger-scale map revealed a twisting, narrow road up to the Col de Lizarrieta, at around 1,300 feet.
Titanic sat in the rear of the room, twisting his fingers nervously, till he was called.
Don't think it's an easy trip, the twisting mountain passes inevitably slow you down.
"Not on me with axe, I pray you," he answered laughing, and twisting his head on one side.Wulfric the Weapon Thane|Charles W. Whistler
Under his life-conferring brush they required no twisting with hot irons.Gatherings From Spain|Richard Ford
She was twisting the stem of her wineglass nervously; after a moment she began to speak jerkily.The Phantom Lover|Ruby M. Ayres
The tiny windmills which children often make by twisting pieces of paper illustrate the same principle.Every-day Science: Volume VI. The Conquest of Nature|Henry Smith Williams
The Baptist is twisting round, to display the foreshortening which Pordenone particularly affects.The Venetian School of Painting|Evelyn March Phillipps
British Dictionary definitions for twisting
- a cigar made by twisting three cigars around one another
- chewing tobacco made in the form of a roll by twisting the leaves together