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twist British & World English

Form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape

twist English Thesaurus

the force of the impact had twisted the chassis

the twist in twist British & World English

A dance with a twisting movement of the body, popular in the 1960s

twist tie British & World English

A small piece of plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure

plot twist British & World English

An unexpected development in a book, film, television programme, etc.

twist drill British & World English

A drill with a twisted body like that of an auger

twist-grip British & World English

A control operated manually by twisting, especially one serving as a handgrip for operating the throttle on a motorcycle or for changing gear on a bicycle

twist-lock British & World English

A locking device for securing freight containers to the trailers on which they are transported

tailor's twist British & World English

Strong thread used by tailors

twist the knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

round the twist British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

twist someone's arm British & World English

Pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do

twist in the wind British & World English

Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty

fate British & World English

The development of events outside a person’s control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power

twist someone around one's little finger British & World English

Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants

twist or turn the knife in the wound in knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

twist someone's arm in twist British & World English

Pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do

twist in the wind in twist British & World English

Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty

twist someone's arm in twist English Thesaurus

don't let him twist your arm if you really don't want to go