Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Twizzle

Definition: (from wikipedia.org)
-noun
1. "a multirotational one-foot turn in figure skating"
-verb
2. to perform "a multirotational one-foot turn in figure skating"

Examples:
"The exceptional twizzle was undoubtedly the reason they took the gold."
"She twizzled her way into the hearts of millions."

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"'to twist, form by twisting' (transitive), 1788, apparently a made-up word suggested by twist."

Awkwardness rating: 5

Twizzle champions. (fansided.com)

1 comment:

  1. I have been in the skating field for quite a while now so I dont really find the word twizzle awkward. I've used it like a gazzilion times.

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