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Synonyms for twitch
twɪtʃtwitch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twitch, twitching, vellicationverb

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

    Synonyms:
    vellication, twitching

  2. twitch, jerkverb

    make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    "his face is twitching"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    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, twitchverb

    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. twitchverb

    move or pull with a sudden motion

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twitchverb

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

  2. twitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    jerk, quick pull

  3. twitchnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    jerk, twitching, vellication

  2. twitchverb

    Synonyms:
    jerk, snatch, vellicate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "twitch":

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

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#16414cabbage
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#19529compress
#20204mash
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#23816snip
#28087prick
#28820jolt
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#33970yank
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#37290shudder
#38462swipe
#41577tremble
#45481spasm
#48826coerce
#52478twitching
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#62045squelch
#63716contractile
#69333wring
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How to use twitch in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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)

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    There's no question that the Buffalo shooting video drives home both the stakes of the HB 20 dispute and what's wrong with HB 20 itself, if any Texas-based account reposted or rebroadcast the Twitch stream, taking that down would, on my reading, clearly violate HB 20. When you deprive social media platforms of the ability to moderate content, you are all but guaranteeing that they will be awash in violent, inappropriate, and otherwise objectionable posts.

  4. Ryann Weller:

    What I genuinely believe happened is that these record labels have only recently truly caught wind of what Twitch is and saw the money-making opportunity there.

  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

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  • تويتشArabic
  • škubnutíCzech
  • Zuckung, ZuckenGerman
  • ticSpanish
  • sätky, nykäistä, nytkähdys, nykäisy, nykäys, bongata, bongaus, säpsähdys, hätkähtää, nytkähtääFinnish
  • spasmer, ticFrench
  • spasimare, tic, spasimoItalian
  • 引き攣り, けいれんJapanese
  • tamaki, waitakiri, tākiri, kōwhiti, arawhitiMāori
  • rukken, vogelen, vogelspottenDutch
  • contração muscularPortuguese
  • TIC nervosRomanian
  • подёргивание, судорога, дёргать, дёрнуть, дёрнуться, тик, дёргатьсяRussian
  • трзај, trzaj, trzati, tik, тикSerbo-Croatian
  • дертисяUkrainian
  • جڑناUrdu

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