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English definition of “twig”

twig

noun [C] uk   /twɪɡ/ us  
a small, thin branch of a tree or bush, especially one removed from the tree or bush and without any leaves: We collected dry twigs to start the fire.

twig

verb [I or T] uk   /twɪɡ/ (-gg-) informal us  
to suddenly realize something: [+ question word] Then he twigged what I meant. She's six months pregnant and he still hasn't twigged.
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