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
A potential movie revolving around Raven’s life would have to be dark and feature a twisted plot.
The tree was about 12 feet tall and twisted with age.
The Xterra is equipped with a full medical kit, as well as an electronic defibrillator, though Watters more commonly deals with minor accidents like twisted ankles or mountain bike wrecks.
In twisted but common logic, the greatest heroes were those who fought for the cause lost.
Neil Gaiman's dark and twisted vision of America is complex and opaque, with few true villains and few true heroes.
Two-tone gray 17-inch wheels featured five split and twisted spokes, giving the appearance of motion even when parked.
The twisted steel commemorated the one and only time that NATO invoked its mutual defense pledge, Article 5 of its founding charter — in defense of the United States.
This time around, Landreth’s meta-toon is much more twisted (although just as moving).
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Definition of twisted for English Language Learners
: strange and unpleasant : not normal
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