the twist

Definition of the twist

  1. :  a lively dance from the 1960s in which dancers twist their bodies quickly from side to side

Word by Word Definitions

  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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up the twist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!