round the twist

Definition of round the twist

British, informal

  1. :  not sane :  crazy Her constant complaining is driving me round the twist.

Word by Word Definitions

roundplay
  1. :  having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center

    :  cylindrical

    :  approximately round

  1. :  around

  1. :  something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round

    :  a knot of people

    :  a circle of things

  1. :  to make round

    :  to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)

    :  to pronounce with lip rounding :  labialize

  1. :  around

    :  all during :  throughout

  1. :  whisper

    :  to speak to in a whisper

twistplay
  1. :  to unite by winding

    :  to make by twisting strands together

    :  to mingle by interlacing

  1. :  an act of twisting :  the state of being twisted

    :  a dance performed with strenuous gyrations especially of the hips

    :  the spin given the ball in any of various games


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