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
The previous time up, Stanton, who went 1 for 10 in the series, twisted pretzel-like and fell trying to hit a Hill bender breaking in on him.
True-Crime Tours As the husband-and- wife team behind Esotouric, Kim Cooper and Richard Schave have built an empire on exposing L.A.’s grim underbelly with twisted joie de vivre and nerdy zeal.
Steven, in his adventures, thus encounters floating platforms, impossibly twisted columns, and an upside-down pyramid.
Gollum was a tragic figure, a twisted and tortured creature who became seduced and ruined by the ring.
Rubble and twisted rebar are piled high through the alleyways, burying mattresses, flip-flops and other remnants of the lives Islamic State fighters built there.
Cars lie twisted and flattened under pancaked buildings.
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.
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Definition of twisted for English Language Learners
: strange and unpleasant : not normal
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