twig
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /twɪɡ/, [tʰw̥ɪɡ]
Noun

twig (plural twigs)

  1. A small thin branch of a tree or bush.
    They used twigs and leaves as a base to start the fire.
Synonyms Translations Verb

twig (twigs, present participle twigging; past and past participle twigged)

  1. (transitive) To beat with twigs.
Verb

twig (twigs, present participle twigging; past and past participle twigged)

  1. (colloquial, regional) To realise something; to catch on; to recognize someone or something.
    He hasn't twigged that we're planning a surprise party for him.
  2. To understand the meaning of (a person); to comprehend.
    Do you twig me?
  3. To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.
Synonyms Translations Verb

twig (twigs, present participle twigging; past and past participle twigged)

  1. (obsolete, Scotland) To twitch; to pull; to tweak.



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