Part of speech:
That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To bend; to crook.
To feel or exhibit signs of humiliation or embarrassment.
To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
Wriggle is defined as to twist and turn, or to get in or out of a situation using unfavorable actions.
The definition of writhe is to twist or to suffer emotionally.
To turn using a wrench:
To divert or deflect:
To become deformed:
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
To go in a winding course; twist about:
To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
To move swiftly.
(Intransitive) To move along the path of a spiral or helix.
To spin, turn, or revolve something.
To wind into a shape resembling a coil.
The definition of intertwine is to join things by combining together.
To turn rapidly in a circle; whirl around
To wind or fold (a covering) around something
To wring is to twist or compress something to get the liquid out of it or to get something out of another person or thing using a lot of pressure or force.
To bring to a more developed, complex, or refined form, technique, level, etc.
To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.
To turn on an axis; rotate.
To arrange strands of yarn or thread lengthwise onto (a loom) in preparation for weaving.
To connect by running a thread through; string:
To twist; turn; tighten
(Intransitive) To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
To declare or prove to be false.
To misrepresent, especially by distortion or exaggeration:
(Perhaps nonstandard) To be shown false by contradicting (something) that is true; to conceal the contradictory or ironic presence of (something).
Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.
To move with a twisting or coiling motion
To contrive (something complex or elaborate) in this way:
To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
To wind or twist (esp. hair) into ringlets or coils
To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
(Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.
A spinning or rotating movement
The definition of a twirl is something that is twisted or coiled.
A round of parties, etc., one after another
A result of distorting.
An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish:
The definition of tortuous refers to something very complex and difficult to follow, or something full of twists and turns.
Find another word for twisting. In this page you can discover 62 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for twisting, like: winding, bending, curving, squirming, worming, wriggling, wrestling, writhing, wrenching, turning and deforming.