Synonyms of twitching


1. twitch, twitching, vellication, spasm, cramp, muscle spasm

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


1. twitch, jerk, move involuntarily, move reflexively

usage: make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"

2. jerk, twitch, move

usage: move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"

3. flip, twitch, move

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

4. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch, grip

usage: squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

5. twitch, pull, draw, force

usage: move or pull with a sudden motion

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