intertwist

verb in·ter·twist \ ˌin-tər-ˈtwist \

Definition of intertwist

intertwisted; intertwisting; intertwists

intertwist

play \ˈin-tər-ˌtwist\ noun

Examples of intertwist in a Sentence

  1. intertwisted the cables in his roommate's entertainment system just out of spite

  2. the tree's intertwisted roots seemed to extend forever

First Known Use of intertwist

circa 1659

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