What does twinge mean?

Definitions for twinge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pang, stab, twingenoun

    a sudden sharp feeling

    "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

  2. twingeverb

    a sharp stab of pain

  3. prick, sting, twingeverb

    cause a stinging pain

    "The needle pricked his skin"

  4. twingeverb

    feel a sudden sharp, local pain

  5. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitchverb

    squeeze tightly between the fingers

    "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

Wiktionary

  1. twingenoun

    A pinch; a tweak; a twitch.

    Etymology: From Old English twengan.

  2. twingenoun

    A sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side.

    Etymology: From Old English twengan.

  3. twingeverb

    To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.

    Etymology: From Old English twengan.

  4. twingeverb

    To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.

    Etymology: From Old English twengan.

  5. twingeverb

    To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain; as, the side twinges.

    Etymology: From Old English twengan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twingeverb

    to pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak

  2. Twingeverb

    to affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains

  3. Twingeverb

    to have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain; as, the side twinges

  4. Twingenoun

    a pinch; a tweak; a twitch

  5. Twingenoun

    a sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twinge

    twinj, v.t. to twitch or pinch: to affect with a sharp, sudden pain.—v.i. to have or suffer a sudden, sharp pain, like a twitch.—n. a twitch, a pinch: a sudden, sharp pain. [M. E. twingen, cog. with Ger. zwingen, to constrain; also with Ger. zwangen, to press.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twinge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twinge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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