Synonyms for (noun) twitch

Synonyms: twitch, twitching, vellication

Definition: a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition

Similar words: muscle spasm, cramp, spasm

Definition: a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

Synonyms for (verb) twitch

Synonyms: twitch, jerk

Definition: make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

Usage: his face is twitching

Similar words: move involuntarily, move reflexively

Definition: move in an uncontrolled manner


Synonyms: twitch

Definition: move or pull with a sudden motion

Similar words: pull, force, draw

Definition: cause to move by pulling

Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled


Synonyms: nip, tweet, twinge, twitch, pinch, squeeze

Definition: squeeze tightly between the fingers

Usage: He pinched her behind; She squeezed the bottle

Similar words: grip

Definition: hold fast or firmly

Usage: He gripped the steering wheel


Synonyms: twitch, jerk

Definition: move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

Usage: The patient's legs were jerkings

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: flip, twitch

Definition: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right