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z twist

z twist
Z z

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zee or, esp. british, zed twist]
    • /zi or, esp. british, zɛd twɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zee or, esp. british, zed twist]
    • /zi or, esp. british, zɛd twɪst/

Definition of z twist words

  • noun z twist a direction of the twist in yarns, from top right to bottom left, resembling the long stroke of the letter Z. 1

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Origin of z twist

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1975-80

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Z twist

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

z twist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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