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Noun: twitching  twi-ching
  1. A sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    "his face is twitching";
    - twitch, vellication
Verb: twitch  twich
  1. Make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    "his face is twitching";
    - jerk
  2. Move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
    - jerk
  3. Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
    - flip
  4. Press tightly between the fingers
    "He twitched her behind";
    - pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip
  5. Move or pull with a sudden motion

Derived forms: twitchings

Type of: cramp, draw, grip, move, move involuntarily, move reflexively, muscle spasm, pull, spasm

Encyclopedia: Twitching