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
Recent Examples of twisted from the Web
This year at Cannes, Jessica Chastain walked the red carpet with this twisted style.
His quick death meant plenty of time for Xavier to pursue other acting opportunities, including a lead role in twisted love story Adore and a spot in Brad Pitt's 2014 film Fury.
If so then these dads were pretty twisted patriarchs.
Palahniuk is a prolific author known for his violent and twisted fiction.
In other situations, the child's leg became twisted during the ride down.
The fast launch is still startling, and the sight just before the train emerges from the gamma-ray accelerator looks like the track ahead is twisted and broken.
The arrest is another blow for the small West Miami-Dade city beset by the arrests of public officials in recent years, many of them stemming from a twisted relationship with a tow company that worked in cahoots with cops to shake down motorists.
With attacks in Egypt, Britain and Iran among others and a land-grab in the Philippines, the group is trying to divert attention from its losses and win over supporters around the world in the twisted competition for jihadi recruits.
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Definition of twisted for English Language Learners
: strange and unpleasant : not normal
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