unexpected change. 2 [countable] △an unexpected change or development in a story or situation.
- the twists and turns of his political career.
- The story has taken another twist.
- The disappearance of a vital witness added a new twist to the case.
- By a curious twist of fate we met again only a week or so later.
- a bizarre twist to the tale.
- The battle of the sexes also took a new twist.
- By a curious twist of fate, cricket was also my favourite sport.
.... OALD, Cobuild