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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sudden muscle spasm. Also: To make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion.

Usage examples (32)
  • But when the pen is in his hand he has to write by itch and twitch, though certainly his itch and twitch are intimately conditioned by all his past itching and...
  • By the way, "twitch" is my word for the last 2 weeks.
  • Naldo had fought in the Battle of Britain, ending up with what was commonly called the twitch '.
  • The cutting down of the reflex twitch is progressively greater, as within limits, the inhibitory tetanus proceeds. for more
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