Associations to the word «Twig»

Wiktionary

TWIG, noun. A small thin branch of a tree or bush.
TWIG, verb. (transitive) To beat with twigs.
TWIG, verb. (colloquial) (regional) To realise something; to catch on.
TWIG, verb. To understand the meaning of (a person); to comprehend.
TWIG, verb. To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.
TWIG, verb. (obsolete) (Scotland) To twitch; to pull; to tweak.
TWIG SNAKE, noun. A venomous snake from the genus Thelotornis.
TWIG SNAKES, noun. Plural of twig snake

Dictionary definition

TWIG, noun. A small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year.
TWIG, verb. Branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions".
TWIG, verb. Understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley