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Definition of twitch noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a sudden quick movement that you cannot control in one of your muscles She has a twitch in her left eye. a nervous twitch
  2. 2a sudden quick movement or feeling He greeted us with a mere twitch of his head. At that moment she felt the first twitch of anxiety.
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