Nouns (10)

twisting, whirl, twist, twirl, spin
n. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
twisting, overrefinement, torture, straining, distortion
n. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

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Adjectives (5)

voluminous, winding, twisty, twisting, tortuous
adj. marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

Fuzzynyms (28)

indirect
adj. not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage"
roundabout, circuitous, devious
adj. deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
wandering, meandering, winding, rambling
adj. of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
circular, round
adj. having a circular shape
sinuate, wiggly, sinuous
adj. curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines"
turbinate, voluted, whorled, volute, spiraling, spiral, helical, coiling
adj. in the shape of a coil

Synonyms (28)

akimbo
adj. (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body; "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo"
anfractuous
adj. full of twists and turns; "anfractuous cliffs"
hooked, hooklike
adj. having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";
awry, skew-whiff, wonky, lopsided, cockeyed, askew
adj. turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
refractile, refractive
adj. of or relating to or capable of refraction; "the refractive characteristics of the eye"
bent
adj. altered from an originally straight condition; "a bent wire"
writhen, writhed, contorted
adj. twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott
knobbed, knotty, knotted, gnarly, gnarled
adj. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
malposed
adj. characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth"
squiggly
adj. wavy and twisting
warped
adj. used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked"
windblown
adj. used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
wry
adj. bent to one side; "a wry neck"
zig-zag, zigzag
adj. having short sharp turns or angles

Antonyms (1)

straight
adj. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"

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