[noun] a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair Synonyms: braid, plait, tress
[noun] social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s; "they liked to dance the twist"
[noun] the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind" Synonyms: wind, winding
[noun] turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room" Synonyms: turn
[verb] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace" Synonyms: writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm
[verb] cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" Synonyms: flex, bend, deform, turn
[verb] turn in the opposite direction; "twist a wire"
[verb] form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted" Synonyms: twine, distort
[verb] form into twists; "Twist the bacon around the sausage"
[verb] do the twist
[verb] twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest" Synonyms: wrench
[verb] twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days" Synonyms: sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick