Translation of "twist" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /twɪst/ us /twɪst/

to turn something around

torcer, retorcer
You’re twisting my arm.
She twisted the ring around on her finger.

to bend and turn something many times and change its shape

torcer, retorcer
The wheels of the bike had been twisted in the accident.

If a road, river, etc. twists, it has a lot of bends in it.

torcerse, retorcerse
noun uk /twɪst/ us /twɪst/

a sudden change in a story or situation that you do not expect

The story has an unusual twist at the end.

the act of twisting something


a bend in a river, road, etc.

curva, meandro

(Translation of “twist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /twist/

to turn round (and round)

torcer; dar vueltas; (carretera, camino) serpentear
He twisted the knob
The road twisted through the mountains.

to wind around or together

trenzar, entrelazar; enrollar
He twisted the piece of string (together) to make a rope.

to force out of the correct shape or position

torcer, retorcer
The heat of the fire twisted the metal
twisted adjective

bent out of shape

torcido; deformado
a twisted branch.
twister noun

a dishonest or deceiving person.


(Translation of “twist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)