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Synonyms for twitchtwɪtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twitch, twitching, vellication(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    twitch, vellication, twitching

  2. twitch, jerk(verb)

    make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    "his face is twitching"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, jerk, squeeze, flip, yank, flick, pinch, twitch, 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, twitch, 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, twitch, 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, twitch, 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)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


Translations for twitch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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