how to pronounce twisted


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twisted is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of twisted in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the flag has been twisted into this …”

meanings of twisted


  1. Under the influence of multiple intoxicants, usually alcohol and marijuana.
  2. Mentally disturbed or unsound.
  3. Contorted.
  4. Wound spirally.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of twist.

twisted frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word twisted occurs in english on average 15.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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