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twitch
British English: /twɪtʃ/
American English: /twɪtʃ/

Translation of twitch in French:

noun

  • 1 (tic) to have a twitch in the corner of one's eye/mouth
    avoir un tic à l'œil/la bouche
  • 3 (sudden jerk) See examples: to give the fabric/curtain a twitch
    réajuster le tissu/rideau d'un coup sec

transitive verb

  • 1 (tug)
    tirer sur [quelque chose] d'un coup sec
    (fabric, curtain)
  • 2 (cause to quiver) See examples: to twitch one's nose
    (animal)
    froncer le museau

intransitive verb

  • 1 (quiver)
    (person, animal)
    (mouth)
    (eye)
    cligner nerveusement
    (limb, muscle)
    (fishing line)
    the dog's nose twitched with excitement
    le museau du chien remuait d'excitation
    to twitch in one's sleep
    tressauter dans son sommeil
  • 2 (tug)to twitch at
    (person)
    tirer d'un coup sec sur
    (curtain, tablecloth)
    (fish) (bait)

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