twister

Definitions of twister
  1. noun
    a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
    synonyms: tornado
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    types:
    supertwister
    the most powerful tornado which can create enormously devastating damage
    waterspout
    a tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
    type of:
    cyclone
    a violent rotating windstorm
  2. noun
    small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts
    synonyms: cruller
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    type of:
    friedcake
    small cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
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