NounTwig (plural Twigs)
- (colloquial, regional) To realise something; to 'catch on'.
- He hasn't 'twigged' that we're planning a surprise party for him.
Adjectives for Twig
tired; overhanging; unsightly; fragile; hardwood; insignificant; bleak; upreared.
accept, appendage, arm, bine, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, burgeon, catch, catch on, comprehend, craze, cry, deadwood, descry, dig, discern, distinguish, divine, espy, fad, fathom, flagellum, fork, frond, furore, get, grasp, hand, imp, joint, know, leg, limb, link, lobe, lobule, mark, member, mode, note, notice, observe, offshoot, organ, perceive, pinion, rage, ramage, ramification, rumble, runner, sapling, sarment, scion, see, seedling, sense, set, shoot, slip, spear, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, spur, stem, stick, stolon, style, sucker, switch, tail, take, take in, tendril, thallus, tumble to, understand, vogue, wing
Old English twigge, from Proto-Germanic *twīgan (compare West Frisian twiich, Dutch twijg, German Zweig), from Proto-Indo-European *dwigha (compare Old Church Slavonic dvigŭ 'branch', Albanian degë 'id.'), from *dwó 'two'. More at two.
- Rhymes: -ɪɡ
From Irish and Scots Gaelic tuig, "to understand"