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Synonyms for twitch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twitch, twitching, vellication(verb)

    a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition

    vellication, twitching

  2. twitch, jerk(verb)

    make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    "his face is twitching"

    hitch, jerk, squeeze, flip, yank, flick, pinch, tweet, buck, twinge

  3. jerk, twitch(verb)

    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

    "The patient's legs were jerkings"

    hitch, yank, jerk, squeeze, flip, buck, flick, pinch, tweet, twinge

  4. flip, twitch(verb)

    toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

    thumb, pitch, throw, interchange, toss, flip over, turn over, flick, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, twinge, tweet, flip-flop, flip, squeeze, flip out, pinch, switch, jerk, sky

  5. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch(verb)

    squeeze tightly between the fingers

    "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

    cabbage, hook, pressure, nobble, thrust, clip, rack, sting, hale, filch, gouge, tweet, top, jerk, force, lift, shove, crimp, abstract, twinge, compress, hug, flip, pilfer, embrace, prick, purloin, snarf, compact, press, extort, stuff, squeeze, sneak, contract, squash, nip off, bosom, twirp, pinch, swipe, wring, mash, coerce, snip off, wedge, squelch, snip, constrict, crush, vellicate

  6. twitch(verb)

    move or pull with a sudden motion

    jerk, twinge, tweet, flip, pinch, squeeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twitch(v. a.)

    pull suddenly, snatch, jerk, yerk, pluck

  2. twitch(n.)

    jerk, quick pull

  3. twitch(n.)

    spasm, twitching, sudden contraction (as of the muscles)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twitch(n)

    jerk, twitching, vellication

  2. twitch(v)

    jerk, snatch, vellicate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spasm, contractile, shudder, tremor, contraction, tremble, jolt

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How to use twitch in a sentence?

  1. Pierre Elliott Trudeau:

    Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt. (On relations with the US)

  2. Lee Trink:

    Twitch hasn't been that aggressive in defending their position. They haven't dramatically changed their philosophy.

  3. The US Army:

    We invite everyone to come back, if they do something that's out of bounds of our updated policies or Twitch guidelines then we will moderate the stream appropriately.

  4. James Eklund:

    States depend on water that originates here, and as a result, everybody watches us. If we twitch on water, everybody notices.

  5. Mikhail Gershkovich:

    We're currently holding talks with Twitch to sign a settlement agreement. The service has given us tools to combat pirate broadcasts and we are now only talking about compensation for damages between August and November.

Translations for twitch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تويتشArabic
  • škubnutíCzech
  • Zuckung, ZuckenGerman
  • ticSpanish
  • nykäisy, nytkähtää, hätkähtää, säpsähdys, sätky, bongaus, nykäys, nytkähdys, nykäistä, bongataFinnish
  • tic, spasmerFrench
  • tic, spasimare, spasimoItalian
  • 引き攣り, けいれんJapanese
  • arawhiti, tākiri, tamaki, kōwhiti, waitakiriMāori
  • vogelspotten, rukken, vogelenDutch
  • contração muscularPortuguese
  • TIC nervosRomanian
  • дёргаться, тик, дёрнуть, судорога, подёргивание, дёрнуться, дёргатьRussian
  • trzaj, trzati, tik, тик, трзајSerbo-Croatian
  • дертисяUkrainian
  • جڑناUrdu

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