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Definition of screwed-up adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(informal) emotionally disturbed, especially because of something bad that has happened to you in the past an extremely screwed-up kid
  2. 2twisted into a ball a screwed-up tissue
  3. 3if your face or eyes are screwed-up, the muscles are tight, because you are worried, in pain, etc., or because the light is too bright
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: screwed-up