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

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