Definition of tweak noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//twiːk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//twiːk//
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  1. 1a sharp pull or twist She gave his ear a tweak. She gave his nose an affectionate tweak.
  2. 2a slight change that you make to a machine, system, etc. to improve it With a few tweaks this venue will be perfect.
  3. Word Originearly 17th cent.: probably an alteration of dialect twick ‘pull sharply’; related to twitch.
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