AskDefine | Define twister

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1 a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground [syn: tornado]
2 small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts [syn: cruller]

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  1. A tornado.

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Twister may also refer to:
twister in German: Twister
twister in Dutch: Twister
twister in Japanese: ツイスター
twister in Polish: Twister

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

apple fritter, baguio, beignet, beignet aux pommes, bismarck, cheat, con man, confidence man, crook, cruller, cyclone, deceiver, doughnut, dust devil, fastnacht, fraud, friedcake, fritter, hurricane, imposter, impostor, mountebank, olykoek, rainspout, raised doughnut, rogue, rotary storm, sand column, sandspout, scoundrel, sinker, swindler, tornado, trickster, typhoon, waterspout, whirlblast, whirlwind, wind eddy
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