Definition of twig verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

twig

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//twɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they twig
BrE BrE//twɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪɡ//
 
he / she / it twigs
BrE BrE//twɪɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪɡz//
 
past simple twigged
BrE BrE//twɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪɡd//
 
past participle twigged
BrE BrE//twɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪɡd//
 
-ing form twigging
BrE BrE//ˈtwɪɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(twigging, twigged) [intransitive, transitive] twig (something) | twig what… | twig (that)… (British English, informal) to suddenly understand or realize something Haven't you twigged yet? I finally twigged what he meant. Word Originverb mid 18th cent.: of unknown origin.

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