Associations to the word «Twitch»


TWITCH, noun. A brief, small (sometimes involuntary) movement out of place and then back again; a spasm.
TWITCH, noun. (informal) Action of spotting or seeking out a bird, especially a rare one.
TWITCH, noun. (farriery) A stick with a hole in one end through which passes a loop, which can be drawn tightly over the upper lip or an ear of a horse and twisted to keep the animal quiet during minor surgery.
TWITCH, verb. (intransitive) To perform a twitch; spasm.
TWITCH, verb. (transitive) To jerk sharply and briefly.
TWITCH, verb. (transitive) To spot or seek out a bird, especially a rare one.
TWITCH, noun. Couch grass, Elymus repens; a species of grass, often considered as a weed.
TWITCH GAME, noun. (informal) A video game requiring fast reactions.
TWITCH GAMES, noun. Plural of twitch game

Dictionary definition

TWITCH, noun. A sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition.
TWITCH, verb. Make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching".
TWITCH, verb. Move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings".
TWITCH, verb. Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air.
TWITCH, verb. Squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle".
TWITCH, verb. Move or pull with a sudden motion.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.