twig Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"twig" in British English

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twignoun [C]

uk   us   /twɪɡ/
a ​small, ​thinbranch of a ​tree or ​bush, ​especially one ​removed from the ​tree or ​bush and without any ​leaves: We ​collecteddry twigs to ​start the ​fire.

twigverb [I or T]

uk   us   /twɪɡ/ (-gg-) UK informal
to ​suddenlyrealize something: [+ question word] Then he twigged what I ​meant. She's six ​monthspregnant, and he still hasn't twigged.
(Definition of twig from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"twig" in American English

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twignoun [C]

 us   /twɪɡ/
a ​small, ​thinbranch of a ​tree or ​bush, esp. one ​removed from the ​tree or ​bush and without any ​leaves: We ​gathered some ​dry twigs to ​start the ​fire.
(Definition of twig from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “twig”
in Korean 나뭇 가지…
in Arabic غُصْن…
in Malaysian ranting…
in French brindille…
in Russian веточка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細枝,嫩枝…
in Italian ramoscello…
in Turkish sürgün, ince dal…
in Polish gałązka…
in Spanish ramita…
in Vietnamese cành con, nhánh con…
in Portuguese graveto…
in Thai กิ่งไม้…
in German der Zweig…
in Catalan branquilló…
in Japanese 小枝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细枝,嫩枝…
in Indonesian ranting…
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