Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Helicteres.

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  • adjective that twists
  • adjective curly
  • noun Something that is twisty, such as a road
  • noun A strand of hair twisted together in a braid-like fashion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by repeated turns and bends

Etymologies

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twist +‎ -y

Examples

  • The tale of the film's making, from conception to opening, is unusually long and twisty, which is what justified features by Steve Silberman in Wired, and now, Michael Idov in New York.

    GreenCine Daily: Interview. Darren Aronofsky.

  • If they thought for a minute that the EU was calling their twisty old tongue a dying language, they'd probably nuke Strasbourg.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The tale of the film's making, from conception to opening, is unusually long and twisty, which is what justified features by Michael Idov in New York.

    GreenCine Daily

  • To its credit, "Inception" plays equally well on an entirely different plane, namely the kind of twisty mind-game that suggests the work of Charlie Kaufman ( "Adaptation") and the "Matrix" movies.

    'Inception's' dream team weaves a mesmerizing tale

  • On film, he noticed himself "getting kind of twisty" with his wind-up.

    Drew Storen, that other first-round pick, pitches in

  • INTRODUCTION: "The Tide Lords" which is one of the most "twisty" and ultimately daring and stunning fantasy series in recent times, has reached the third volume on US shores.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • INTRODUCTION: "The Tide Lords" which is one of the most "twisty" and ultimately daring and stunning fantasy series in recent times, has reached the third volume on US shores.

    "The Palace of Impossible Dreams" by Jennifer Fallon (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu and Mihir Wanchoo)

  • You have to do that same kind of twisty justification to understand Banner's development too.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • You have to do that same kind of twisty justification to understand Banner's development too.

    The Incredible Hulk (2008)

  • The lads at Hammer Studios really loved DIABOLIQUE (1955) and turned their collective hand to making the same kind of twisty psychological horror film - first with SCREAM OF FEAR (1961) and then again three years later with NIGHTMARE (1964).

    31 Screams: Jennie Linden

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