twisted

adjective twist·ed \ ˈtwis-təd \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of twisted

: mentally or emotionally unsound or disturbed : sick
  • a cruel, twisted mind
  • And you know there will be some strange and twisted bitter man who will listen to all our messages.
  • —Cynthia Heimel

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First Known Use of twisted

circa 1890

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Definition of twisted for English Language Learners

  • : strange and unpleasant : not normal



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