1. contort

verb. ['kənˈtɔrt'] twist and press out of shape.


  • twist
  • twine
  • morph
  • wrench
  • wring
  • distort


  • straighten
  • stay
  • unbend
  • disentangle

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Rhymes with Contort

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

How do you pronounce contort?

Pronounce contort as kənˈtɔrt.

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Sentences with contort

1. Verb, base form
If the hanger is wire, simply bend and contort the hook so it hangs on the desired place.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
And kittens contort themselves into fantastic positions to lick the most undesirable regions of their bodies.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The shiny leaves cup, twist and contort themselves, giving each vine a rope-like appearance.

Quotes about contort

1. The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he could taste the adrenaline in the back of his throat, and maybe it wasn't over, and maybe he could feel her hand in his again and hear her loud, brash voice contort itself into a whisper to say I-love-you as if it were a secret, and an immense one.
- John Green, An Abundance of Katherines