What is another word for twitch?

Need synonyms for twitch? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
more ❯
“Casey felt her heart shudder and her lips twitch upwards into a smile.”
Verb
Cause to move in a specified direction by giving a sharp pull
“This is the moment I have been waiting for as I twitch the line to impart life into the fly.”
Verb
Catch hold of and pull quickly
“He twitched his curtains to check on callers.”
Verb
Make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
Verb
To proceed or move quickly
Verb
To feel a stinging sensation
Verb
To cause to follow by applying steady force on
Verb
Bite or pinch sharply
Noun
A short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
“Each one stood in a perfect square, without so much as a twitch of movement.”
Noun
A sudden pull or jerk
“Antzane gave a deep nod and a twitch of her skirt.”
Noun
A sudden, sharp localized pain
“I had settled down during Mum's gossip but I now feel a twitch of impending doom.”
Noun
An involuntary quivering movement
Noun
A single rapid movement from side to side
Noun
A wiggling movement or walk
Noun
Fidget or squirm
Noun
Painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles, typically caused by fatigue or strain
Noun
A brief, rapid action or movement
Noun
A narrow strip of leather or other material, used especially as a fastening or as the lash of a whip
Noun
A sudden burst of intense emotion
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019