time warp

noun

Definition of time warp

: an anomaly, discontinuity, or suspension held to occur in the progress of time

time-warp

or time-warped play \ˈtīm-ˌwȯrpt\ adjective

Examples of time warp in a Sentence

  1. Walking into the castle was like entering a time warp.

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First Known Use of time warp

1954


TIME WARP Defined for English Language Learners

time warp

noun

Definition of time warp for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling, state, or place in which time seems to stop, go backward, etc.


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