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Meaning of "twister" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TWISTER

twister  [ˈtwɪstə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWISTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twister is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TWISTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of twister in the English dictionary

The first definition of twister in the dictionary is a swindling or dishonest person. Other definition of twister is a person or thing that twists, such as a device used in making ropes. Twister is also a ball moving with a twisting motion.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TWISTER


administer
ədˈmɪnɪstə
blister
ˈblɪstə
brain-twister
ˈbreɪnˌtwɪstə
forester
ˈfɒrɪstə
linguister
ˈlɪŋɡwɪstə
lister
ˈlɪstə
manchester
ˈmæntʃɪstə
minister
ˈmɪnɪstə
mister
ˈmɪstə
Mr
ˈmɪstə
oyster
ˈɔɪstə
register
ˈrɛdʒɪstə
Rochester
ˈrɒtʃɪstə
sacahuista
ˌsækəˈwɪstə
sacahuiste
ˌsækəˈwɪstə
sister
ˈsɪstə
transistor
trænˈzɪstə
turista
tʊˈrɪstə
vista
ˈvɪstə
winchester
ˈwɪntʃɪstə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWISTER

twirpy
twist
twist around one´s little finger
twist drill
twist grip
twist someone´s arm
twist the knife
twistability
twistable
twisted
twisting
twisty
twit
twitch
twitch grass
twitcher
twitchily
twitching
twitchy
twite

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWISTER

assister
at-risk register
Bannister
barrister
canister
cash register
demister
deputy minister
faster
finance minister
foreign minister
glister
half-sister
health minister
kapellmeister
kid sister
klister
magister
prime minister
real-estate register
stepsister

Synonyms and antonyms of twister in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TWISTER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «twister» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of twister

Translation of «twister» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWISTER

Find out the translation of twister to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of twister from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «twister» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

捻线机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trabalenguas
570 millions of speakers

English

twister
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ट्विस्टर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاعصار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

твистер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

twister
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতারক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tornade
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Twister
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

twister
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツイスター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

트위스터
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Twister
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người xe sợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிவிஸ்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घुटमळणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kasırga
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tornado
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Twister
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

твістер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twister
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανεμοστρόβιλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

draaier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vridan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

twister
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twister

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWISTER»

The term «twister» is very widely used and occupies the 15.042 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWISTER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twister

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWISTER»

Discover the use of twister in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twister and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Twister
Two children experience a tornado.
Darleen Bailey Beard, 2008
2
Twister: The Original Screenplay
The movie's screenplay describes the competition between two rival groups of scientists determined to be the first to put a tracking device inside the funnel of a tornado
Michael Crichton, 1996
3
A Boy Called Twister
Leaving his small town in Texas to live with his grandmother in California after his mother's death, Kevin Walker tries to keep a low profile, hoping nobody finds out about a family secret, but when he joins the track team and outshines ...
Anne E. Schraff, 2010
4
Twister Trouble
While on their way to Weatherama Amusement Park to attend the Wild Weather Show, Ms. Frizzle and her class get a first-hand lesson in the forces of nature as they fly directly into the heart of a powerful tornado. Original.
Ann Schreiber, 2000
5
Brain Twister
Regardless of who wrote what, Brain Twister is a highly enjoyable novel about spies and telepathy, as only two great writers could have conceived it!
Randall Garrett, Laurence Janifer, Mark Phillips, 2007
6
Twister: The Science of Tornadoes and the Making of a ...
An examination of the most powerful storms on Earth includes a look at VORTEX, the leading tornado-monitoring project, shares the stories of tornado chasers, and discusses the film by Steven Spielberg and Michael Crichton
Keay Davidson, 1996
7
Twister
And Kole doesn’t bow down to anyone. Not even the one man who monopolizes her fantasies. When they’re pitted against each other on the Twister mat, surrender isn’t part of the deal, and getting tangled up is only the beginning.
Lexxie Couper, 2012
8
Mastering the Twister: Jiu Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts ...
In Mastering the Twister: Jiu-Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts Competition, Bravo uses over 1,200 color photos and descriptive narrative to illustrate snaring an opponent in the infamous Twister from virtually every control position.
Eddie Bravo, Erich Krauss, Glen Cordoza, 2007
9
Night of the Twisters
When a tornado watch is issued one Tuesday evening in June, twelve-year-old Dan Hatch and his best friend, Arthur, don't think much of it.
Ivy Ruckman, 1986
10
Twister's Big Break
When an advertising executive asks Twister to create an ad for Speed Demon Super Scooters, Twister hopes this is his chance to become famous. Are the exec's intentions genuine or bogus? Illustrations.
Adam Beechen, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWISTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twister is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Honda Livo replaces CB Twister in India at Rs 52989
The new motorcycle is launched under the tagline 'Time To Live'. It has replaced the popular Honda CB Twister in the segment. The Honda Livo is available in ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
England is tornado capital of the world as there are more twisters
A 2005 twister in Birmingham that recorded speeds of 130mph injured 19 people, causing £40million of damage and tearing up more than 1,000 trees. And, in ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
3
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas (w/video)
The baby was also missing after the twister that hit Ciudad Acuna, a city of 125,000 across from Del Rio, Texas, ripped the child's carrier from the mother's hands ... «Tampabay.com, May 15»
4
Daughter Defends Naked Twister Mom: "Everyone Makes Mistakes"
Don't get it twisted! Most people would be angry with their mother if she played naked Twister with their friends, but not Rachel Lehnardt's daughter. The Evans ... «Us Magazine, Apr 15»
5
Georgia Mother Loses Custody of Her Five Kids After Hosting Naked …
... proceeded to allegedly provide weed and alcohol for her teen daughter and her friends before stripping off her clothes and joining in a game of naked Twister. «Us Magazine, Apr 15»
6
Holy tornado! Rare twister rips through LA
EF-0 twisters are the smallest type of tornadoes, with winds reaching 65 to 85 mph. EF refers to the Enhanced Fujita Scale of tornado intensity, which runs from ... «USA TODAY, Dec 14»
7
Second terrifying tornado video shows twister just METRES away …
A second terrifying twister video from the freak weather storm that stunned Britain this week has emerged. The film – captured from a moving car – shows a small ... «Mirror.co.uk, Oct 14»
8
Twister hits Brooklyn: Freak dust devil forms in the middle of …
Hipster twister forms in Brooklyn: Freak dust devil catches baseball players and sunbathers unaware as it forms on the outfield. Dust devil caught hipster ... «Daily Mail, Aug 14»
9
'Into the Storm' Is No 'Twister 2'
Thus we have the first of many issues with the Twister 2 wannabe Into the Storm. Made on a shoe-string budget and coming in just as Hollywood's Summer ... «PopMatters, Aug 14»
10
All The Ways 'Into The Storm' Looks Exactly Like 'Twister' — PHOTOS
Twister. Not only do the main characters (the tornadoes) look like those in Twister, there are dozens of plot points, characters, and even shot-by-shot images that ... «Bustle, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Twister [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/twister>. Oct 2020 ».
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