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tic British & World English

A habitual spasmodic contraction of the muscles, most often in the face

tic English Thesaurus

he had a nervous tic around his left eye

tic-tac British & World English

(In the UK) a kind of manual semaphore used by racecourse bookmakers to exchange information

nervous tic British & World English

A tic caused by (or attributed to) nervous dysfunction; (in extended use) a repetitive action, especially one performed out of nervousness; a habitual response.

tic douloureux British & World English

Another term for trigeminal neuralgia.

tic-tac-toe British & World English

North American term for noughts and crosses.