HyperDic: twitch

English > 6 senses of the word twitch:
VERBbodytwitch, jerkmake an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
motiontwitch, jerkmove with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
motiontwitch, fliptoss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
contacttwitch, pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nipsqueeze tightly between the fingers
contacttwitchmove or pull with a sudden motion
NOUNstatetwitch, twitching, vellicationa sudden muscle spasm
twitch > pronunciation
Soundstwih'ch
Rhymesbackstitch ... witch: 27 rhymes with ihch...
English > twitch: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition.
Synonymstwitching, vellication
NarrowerblepharismCondition in which a person blinks continuously
fasciculationmuscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers
fibrillationmuscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
ticA local and habitual twitching especially in the face
Broaderspasm, cramp, muscle spasmA painful and involuntary muscular contraction
Spanishcontracción nerviosa, espasmo nervioso, tic
Verbstwitchmake an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
twitchmove with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
English > twitch: 6 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningmake an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody's (body part) ----s
Example"his face is twitching"
Synonymjerk
Narrowerfibrillatemake fine, irregular, rapid twitching / twitching movements
Broadermove involuntarily, move reflexivelyMove in an uncontrolled manner
Similar tojerk, twitchMove with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
Spanishsacudir
Catalansacsejar, sotragar
Nounstwitch, twitchinga sudden muscle spasm
English > twitch: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymjerk
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Similar totwitch, jerkmake an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
Nounstwitch, twitchinga sudden muscle spasm
English > twitch: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningtoss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymflip
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishdar la vuelta
English > twitch: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningsqueeze tightly between the fingers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymspinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip
Narrowergoosepinch in the buttocks
tweakpinch or squeeze sharply
Broadergriphold fast or firmly
Spanishpellizcar
Catalanapretar lleugerament, pessigar
English > twitch: 6 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningMove or pull with a sudden motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Narrowerskittertwitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling
Spanishtirar
Catalantirar

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