twist and turn

Definition of twist and turn

  1. 1 :  to curve or change direction often The road along the coast twists and turns.

  2. 2 :  to move with twisting motions :  to be restless and to change position often A little boy was twisting and turning in the seat behind me.

Word by Word Definitions

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

turnplay
  1. :  to cause to move around an axis or a center :  make rotate or revolve

    :  to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)

    :  to affect or alter the functioning of (something, such as a mechanical device) or the level of (something, such as sound) by such movement

  1. :  the action or an act of turning about a center or axis :  revolution, rotation

    :  any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics

    :  the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction :  change of course or posture : such as


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