contortionistic
adjective see contortionist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • contortionistic — See contortionist. * * * …   Universalium

  • contortionistic — adj. pertaining to contortionists or their postures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contortionistic — con·tor·tion·is·tic …   English syllables

  • contortionistic — adjective see contortionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • contortionist — contortionistic, adj. /keuhn tawr sheuh nist/, n. 1. a person who performs gymnastic feats involving contorted postures. 2. a person who practices contortion: a verbal contortionist. [1855 60; CONTORTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • contortionist — noun Date: 1859 one who contorts; specifically an acrobat able to twist the body into unusual postures • contortionistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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