Word "TWIST" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
twist suddenly so as to sprain
Synonyms:
rick, sprain, turn, wrench, wrick
Examples:
The wrestler twisted his shoulder

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
Synonyms:
pull, wrench

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Synonyms:
bend, deform, flex, turn
Examples:
twist the dough into a braid

Crossword Clues for TWIST

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Clue Source Date
Dance for Oliver, perhaps The Times Cryptic 07 Sep 2022
Spiral-cut drink garnish USA Today 06 Aug 2022
Swivel; distort The Telegraph Quick 11 Jul 2022
Coil up some rampant wisteria The Guardian Cryptic 23 May 2022
What you wouldn’t expect for a quid? The Times Cryptic 23 Mar 2022
Surprise ending The Washington Post 20 Feb 2022
Surprise ending LA Times Daily 20 Feb 2022
French ___ (hairstyle) The Washington Post Sunday 06 Feb 2022
Turn, as a cap Universal 23 Dec 2021
Turn into a distorted shape Irish Times Simplex 09 Nov 2021
Unexpected plot development Wall Street Journal 18 Oct 2021
Surprising part of a story? The Guardian Quick 01 Oct 2021
Bartender’s garnish Wall Street Journal 28 Sep 2021
Story line surprise Newsday 08 Sep 2021
Surprise ending New York Times 05 Sep 2021
Oliver —; dance The Times Concise 10 Jul 2021
__ of lemon (drink garnish) Newsday 05 Jul 2021
Young fellow requesting extra dance The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Apr 2021
Story line surprise Newsday 06 Apr 2021
Wind, distort Irish Times Simplex 28 Dec 2020
Contort USA Today 16 Oct 2020
Citrus peel in a mixed drink Jonesin 06 Oct 2020
Story's surprise Newsday 05 Oct 2020
Be snaky Premier Sunday 09 Aug 2020
Rotate The Telegraph Quick 05 Jul 2020
Dickensian character's unexpected turn of events? The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Mar 2020
Twirl The Telegraph Quick 28 Dec 2019
Surprise ending USA Today 17 Dec 2019
Contort The Telegraph Quick 13 Dec 2019
Bar garnish Thomas Joseph 10 Dec 2019
Son stops fool making turn The Sun Two Speed 04 Nov 2019
1960s dance The Sun Two Speed 04 Nov 2019
Checker's favourite plot device The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Jul 2019
Citrus garnish in a mixed drink New York Times 02 Jul 2019
Unexpected story ending LA Times Daily 05 May 2019
Unexpected story ending The Washington Post 05 May 2019
Fools succeeded being promoted, that's an unexpected development The Telegraph Toughie 16 Apr 2019
Chubby Checker's dance USA Today 10 Mar 2019
Unexpected event in second part of Dickens novel The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Mar 2019
Story-line surprise Newsday 27 Feb 2019
__ tie LA Times Daily 06 Jan 2019
__ tie The Washington Post 06 Jan 2019
Unexpected story ending
Chubby Checker's dance
Citrus garnish in a mixed drink
__ tie
Turn into a distorted shape Irish Times Simplex 19 Dec 2018
Unexpected ending in Oliver? The Sun Two Speed 15 Dec 2018
Cocktail garnish Wall Street Journal 22 Sep 2018
Early 1960s dance craze USA Today 09 Sep 2018
Oliver — The Times Concise 07 Aug 2018
Checker move Wall Street Journal 14 Jul 2018
Checker move of old? Universal 25 Jun 2018
Form into a distorted shape Irish Times Simplex 20 Jun 2018
Plot surprise Eugene Sheffer 14 Jun 2018
Literary surprise Newsday 06 Jun 2018
Spiral The Telegraph Quick 13 May 2018
Surprising plot development LA Times Daily 01 May 2018
Surprising plot development The Washington Post 01 May 2018
Contort Thomas Joseph 23 Apr 2018
Dance like Chubby Checker USA Today 31 Mar 2018
Martini option Wall Street Journal 10 Feb 2018
Dance like Chubby Checker
Checker move of old?
Cocktail garnish
Checker move
Early 1960s dance craze
Surprising plot development
Work a wrench Universal 12 Nov 2017
Early Sixties dance craze The Telegraph General Knowledge 05 Nov 2017
Distort The Telegraph Quick 06 Oct 2017
Literary surprise USA Today 04 Oct 2017
Turn into a pretzel New York Times 14 Aug 2017
Plot surprise The Washington Post 20 Mar 2017
Plot surprise LA Times Daily 20 Mar 2017
Time card game when discarding hearts in turn The Telegraph Toughie 24 Jan 2017
1960s dance craze New York Times 16 Jan 2017
Literary surprise
Surprise ending
Plot surprise
Turn into a pretzel
Work a wrench
1960s dance craze
Unexpected development for Dickens character The Telegraph Cryptic 26 Nov 2016
Dance; cheat The Times Concise 11 Nov 2016
Wring The Telegraph Quick 26 Jun 2016
Chubby Checker's dance Universal 12 Mar 2016
Eponymous hero in plot development The Times Cryptic 28 Dec 2015
Bend, distort The Times Concise 12 Oct 2015
Misconstrue, as words New York Times 04 Oct 2015
Fool taking in second workhouse orphan The Times Cryptic 02 Oct 2015
Plot thickener LA Times Daily 19 Sep 2015
Unexpected plot turn Newsday 08 Sep 2015
Plot development that will inevitably surprise theatregoers when introduced The Times Cryptic 04 Sep 2015
Dickens character who wanted more The Telegraph General Knowledge 30 Aug 2015
__ of lemon (drink garnish) Newsday 10 Aug 2015
Bit of irony Newsday 05 Jul 2015
Turn by winding Family Time 31 May 2015
Martini garnish Newsday 23 Apr 2015
Whodunit surprise LA Times Daily 18 Feb 2015
Whodunit surprise
Plot thickener
Martini garnish
Misconstrue, as words
Unexpected plot turn
__ of lemon (drink garnish)
Bit of irony
Something that makes it hard to get your story straight?
Story surprise
Dance Uma and John did in "Pulp Fiction"
See 52-Across
Craze started by Chubby Checker
Certain garnish
Story surprise
Bit of irony
Spoilable plot point
What a pretzel displays
Ironic plot piece
"American Bandstand" move
Different take
Whodunit plot device
Checker's dance
Intertwine
Beatles "___ and Shout"
Plot surprise
Diving rotation, and the clue for four puzzle answers
Instruction on a cap
Little wrench
Instruction on a cap
Bit of citrus rind in a drink
Unexpected plot piece
Pretzel feature
"___ and Shout" (1964 Beatles hit)
"___ and Shout"
Plot feature
Plot surprise
Little wrench
Be snaky
Corkscrew
Chubby Checker's dance
Surprise at the end
Cocktail garnish
O. Henry tale feature
Dance craze of the '60s
Difficulty increaser in diving
Checker's dance
Surprise at the end
Plot element
Unexpected change
O. Henry tale feature
Shyamalan specialty
Cap-removal motion
Unexpected climax
Novel approach
Distort
Chubby Checker dance
Wrench
With 41- and 42-Across, 1964 Beatles hit
Checker's dance
Drink garnish
Plot shocker
Surprise in the plot
Unexpected climax
Typical O. Henry ending
Drink garnish
Checker's dance
Typical O. Henry ending
Literary surprise
1960's dance
Chubby Checker's dance craze
Peel in a drink
Chubby Checker's dance craze
Peel in a drink
Film-plot surprise
Something surprising
Dance for Chubby Checker
O. Henry specialty
Citrus peel in a mixed drink
Unexpected turn, as in a novel
Checker's move?
Unexpected ending
Checker move?
Plot device
Checker move
Oreo disassembly
Checker's specialty
'60s dance craze
'60s dance
Unexpected turn
'60s dance craze
Checker's specialty
Surprise development
'60s dance craze
Bit of citrus rind in a drink
Dramatic turn
Novel-plot surprise
Dickens' Oliver
Something different
It's a surprise
Checkers' move?
Remove a jar lid
See 101-Down
Citrus peel in a mixed drink
O. Henry specialty
Plot device
New wrinkle
O. Henry specialty
Olive alternative
Dickens youngster
O. Henry plot specialty
Peel in a drink
Chubby Checker innovation
1960's dance craze
Dickens waif
Chubby Checker dance
Plot surprise
Martini option
Peel in a drink
Checker's move?
60's dance craze
Chubby Checker dance
'60s dance craze
Rotary motion
Checker move?
Dance for Joey Dee
Wind into strands
Martini garnish
Sprain
Surprise in the plot
Murder mystery plot device
Dickens' Oliver
Dramatic turn
Chubby Checker's dance
Unexpected development
Rotary motion
Checker move?
Drink garnish
Turn partner
Domino dance
Dickens urchin
Chubby Checker's dance
O. Henry story feature
Checker dance?
1961 fad, with "the"
Warp
End of an O. Henry tale
Different slant
Contort
Dance craze of the 60's
Checker's dance
Jackie Coogan: 1922
Old Peppermint Lounge dance
New approach
Martini additive
Dickens boy
Dance
Popular dance of early '60's.
Recently popular dance.
Dance.
Quirk.
Popular dance.
Example of 4 Down.
Dickensian character.
Current craze.
Hula's cousin.
Turn to one side.
Dickens hero.
O. Henry story ending.
End of an O. Henry story.
Dickens character.
Misinterpret.
Fagin's poor pupil.
Oliver who fell among thieves.
Part of a Dickens title.
Dickens' Oliver.
Soft-serve option
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