What is the meaning of twinge?

noun

  • A sudden sharp feeling.
    • usage: "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
  • A sharp stab of pain.

verb

  • Cause a stinging pain.
    • usage: "The needle pricked his skin"
  • Feel a sudden sharp, local pain.
  • Squeeze tightly between the fingers.
    • usage: "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
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APAWordNet. (2010). twinge. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/twinge/definitions/1214012
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MLAWordNet. "twinge" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/twinge/definitions/1214012>
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