What is another word for twisting?

Synonyms for twisting
twist·ing

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word twisting.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twistingnoun

    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

    Synonyms:
    overrefinement, straining, strain, torturing, spin, twist, optical aberration, aberration, whirl, twirl, distortion, deformation, agony, torture, distorted shape, anguish, torment

    Antonyms:
    straight

  2. spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirladjective

    the act of rotating rapidly

    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

    Synonyms:
    spin, bend, whirl, swirl, wind, twist, straining, convolution, tailspin, kink, braid, offer, wrench, crook, turn of events, tress, pull, winding, plait, vortex, go, crack, pass, construction, device, commotion, twirl, fling, torture, distortion, gimmick, turn, overrefinement, eddy

    Antonyms:
    straight

  3. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminousadjective

    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:
    tangled, tortuous, winding, convoluted, voluminous, copious, rambling, meandering(a), twisty, involved, knotty, wandering(a)

    Antonyms:
    straight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. twistingnoun

    Synonyms:
    contortion, convolution, writhing, torsion, wrench, distortion, perversion

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "twisting":

    torsion, twist, deformation, seismograph, puckering, torque

How to pronounce twisting?

How to say twisting in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#123go
#617offer
#904construction
#1007turn
#1376involved
#1493pass
#1634device
#1899wind
#3810pull
#4224crack
#5184spin
#5338torture
#6506bend
#6612strain
#7835twist
#10309distortion
#11135torque
#14880winding
#15038eddy
#16379vortex
#17309wrench
#19770deformation
#20439agony
#23080swirl
#23795twisting
#24972rambling
#25335crook
#25735tangled
#26588braid
#27991anguish
#28943torsion
#29210torment
#32886fling
#34730whirl
#35039commotion
#36511straining
#36775kink
#40763torturing
#41131convoluted
#41570copious
#42236convolution
#42354aberration
#42649gimmick
#50345voluminous
#61101twisty
#61306twirl
#68031knotty
#72606tortuous
#73570tress
#97695plait
#116685tailspin
#117516seismograph
#153542puckering

How to use twisting in a sentence?

  1. Toshiyuki Sakai:

    Twisting, we need the knowledge, that's why I went to France and London. the dishes have to evolve -- just doing something completely new is not the way.

  2. Jorgen Ramskov:

    When you hit the rabbit at the neck with a stick, it's not killed, it's just getting unconscious and then you kill it by twisting the neck. That's how you do it and that's how it was explained by the person at the zoo.

  3. Macaulay Culkin:

    They pursued me for 'The Big Bang Theory,' and I said no. It was kind of like, the way the pitch was, ‘Alright, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!’ That was the pitch. And I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m cool, thanks.’ And then they came back at me again, and I said, ‘No, no, no. Again, flattered, but no.’ Then they came back at me again, and even my manager was like twisting my arm.

  4. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer:

    There are 10 to 12 Republicans who have never said a bad word about witnesses or documents, who know in their hearts it's the right thing to do. But they have to weigh that against the pressure, the twisting of arms, that Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell will put on Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell.

  5. Michael Berry:

    I believe some of what the lieutenant has alleged could constitute a military crime – false statements – taking what the chaplain said and twisting or misconstruing it – in an attempt to get the chaplain punished, he abused the position he was placed in as a chaplain’s assistant.


Translations for twisting

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for twisting »

Translation

Find a translation for the twisting synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"twisting." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 17 Apr. 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/twisting>.

Discuss these twisting synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for twisting?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    A cloistral
    B reclusive
    C secluded
    D secular

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for twisting: