New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: switch · witch · bewitch · bitch · ditch · glitch · hitch · mitch · pitch · snitch
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twitch

verb
noun
verb
1 verb make involuntary movement INTRANSITIVEbíog verb  c m ugeit verb  c m umy eye is twitching tá mo shúil ag bíogadh, tá mo shúil ag geiteadh, tá mo shúil ag preabadh 2 verb cause to make small movement TRANSITIVEcor a bhaint asbíog verb  c m ucorraigh verb  c m uhe twitched his ears chuir sé bior ar a chluasa, bhain sé cor as a chluasa, bhíog sé a chluasa
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3 verb jerk or pull (sth) suddenly TRANSITIVEbain do PhrV  c m usracadh a bhaint ascorraigh verb  c m ushe twitched the curtain thug sí tarraingt bheag don chuirtín, bhain sí sracadh as an gcuirtínhe twitched the mouse and the screen came to life bhain sé don luchóg agus mhúscail an scáileán 4 verb move suddenly INTRANSITIVEpreab verb  c m ubíog verb  c m uthe rope twitched in my hands phreab an rópa i mo lámha, bhíog an téad i mo lámha 5 verb SPOR, VET control (horse) TRANSITIVElúb shróine a chur arto twitch a horse lúb shróine a chur ar chapall 6 verb ORNITH, informal observe (bird) TRANSITIVEfeic verb  c m utabhair faoi dearathey twitched some new birds chonaic siad roinnt éin nua, thug siad roinnt éin nua faoi deara
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7 noun involuntary movementpreab  c m ufreanga fem4bíog  c m ushe has a twitch in her face tá freanga ina haghaidh, tá bíog ina haghaidha nervous twitch preabadh neirbhíseach, bíogadh sceitimíní 8 noun sharp jerk or pulltarraingt thobannit gave a twitch phreab sé, léim séhe gave his beard a twitch tharraing sé ar a fhéasóg 9 noun sudden feelinga twitch of fear drithlín eaglahe felt a twitch of conscience bhuail goin choinsiasa é 10 noun SPOR, VET device for subduing horselúb shróine 11 noun ORNITH, informal birdwatching tripturas faire éanturas éanbhreathnaithe