(noun, verb)


1. a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

Similar word(s): branchlet, sprig

Definition categories: plant, branch

Sentences with twig as a noun:

- They used twigs and leaves as a base to start the fire.


1. branch out in a twiglike manner

- The lightning bolt twigged in several directions

Definition categories: change, branch, fork, furcate, ramify, separate

2. understand, usually after some initial difficulty

Similar word(s): tumble

Definition categories: cognition, apprehend, compass, comprehend, dig, grasp, grok, savvy

Sentences with twig as a verb:

- Do you twig me?