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twizzle

verb twiz·zle \ˈtwizəl\

Definition of twizzle

-ed/-ing/-s

British

  1. :  spin, twirl

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Origin and Etymology of twizzle

probably alteration of 2twistle


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twizzle

noun twiz·zle

Definition of twizzle

plural

twizzles

figure skating

  1. :  a manuever in which a skater performs rapid, continuous rotations on one foot while skating forward or backward over the ice The presentation includes complicated spins, tricky footwork, lifts and “twizzles,” which are vertical spins performed as the skater moves across the ice. — M. Ferguson Tinsley, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 Jan. 2006 Quite simply, their heartfelt performance and technical mastery over ice dancing's ever more difficult elements—the lifts and spins and twizzles—set the bar too high … — Dan Barnes, Calgary Herald (Alberta, Canada), 23 Feb. 2010

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Origin and Etymology of twizzle

probably derivative of 1twizzle


First Known Use: circa 1975


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