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Synonyms for twitch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twitch, twitching, vellicationverb

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

    vellication, twitching

  2. twitch, jerkverb

    make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    "his face is twitching"

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

  3. jerk, twitchverb

    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

    "The patient's legs were jerkings"

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

  4. flip, twitchverb

    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, twitchverb

    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. twitchverb

    move or pull with a sudden motion

    jerk, twinge, tweet, flip, pinch, squeeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twitchverb

    pull suddenly, snatch, jerk, yerk, pluck

  2. twitchnoun

    jerk, quick pull

  3. twitchnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twitchnoun

    jerk, twitching, vellication

  2. twitchverb

    jerk, snatch, vellicate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "twitch":

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

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How to use twitch in a sentence?

  1. Brielle Villablanca:

    In line with our policies, President Trump's channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed.

  2. Lee Trink:

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

  3. 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 ?

  4. Douglas Kenney:

    And as a result, everybody watches us. If we twitch on water, everybody notices. i mean, that's predictable.

  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.

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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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