twisted

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtwɪstɪd/
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twisted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of twist

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twisted (comparative more twisted, superlative most twisted)

  1. Contorted.
  2. Wound spirally.
  3. Mentally disturbed or unsound.
    The murders were committed by a twisted sociopath.
  4. Under the influence of multiple intoxicants, usually alcohol and marijuana. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
    • 1958, Holmes, John Clellon, The Horn[1], Open Road Media, published 2015, →ISBN:
      "Man is he high!" someone whispered. "Man, he's twisted! But on what? On what?"
    • 1971, Thompson, Hunter S[tockton], “Welcome to Las Vegas”, in The Great Shark Hunt, Simon and Schuster, published 2011, →ISBN, page 531:
      Very soon, I knew, we would both be completely twisted.

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