Definition of twitch verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    twitch

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//twɪtʃ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they twitch
     
    he / she / it twitches
     
    past simple twitched
     
    -ing form twitching
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] twitch (something) if a part of your body twitches, or if you twitch it, it makes a sudden quick movement, sometimes one that you cannot control Her lips twitched with amusement. The cats watched each other, their tails twitching. The animal lay on the ground, its whole body twitching and jerking.
  2. 2 [transitive, intransitive] twitch (something) to give something a short sharp pull; to be pulled in this way He twitched the package out of my hands. The curtains twitched as she rang the doorbell.
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