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Synonyms for twitch
twɪtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twitch, twitching, vellication(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    vellication, twitching

  2. twitch, jerk(verb)

    make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    "his face is twitching"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    jerk, twinge, tweet, flip, pinch, squeeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twitch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pull suddenly, snatch, jerk, yerk, pluck

  2. twitch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jerk, quick pull

  3. twitch(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twitch(n)

    Synonyms:
    jerk, twitching, vellication

  2. twitch(v)

    Synonyms:
    jerk, snatch, vellicate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce twitch?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say twitch in sign language?

  1. twitch

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How to use twitch in a sentence?

  1. Lee Trink:

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

  2. Andrew Hare:

    Does Quibi truly solve a consumer problem ? in a world with YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitch... do audiences under 35 really desire another platform with more exclusive short-form video ?

  3. 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)

  4. 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.

  5. Mikhail Gershkovich:

    Our suit against Twitch is to defend our exclusive rights to broadcast English Premier League matches and we will continue to actively combat pirate broadcasts, 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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