Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun twinge

2 senses of twinge

Sense 1
pang, stab, twinge -- (a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience")
       => feeling -- (the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual")

Sense 2
twinge -- (a sharp stab of pain)
       => pain, pain sensation, painful sensation -- (a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb twinge

3 senses of twinge

Sense 1
prick, sting, twinge -- (cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin")
       => hurt, ache, suffer -- (feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?")

Sense 2
twinge -- (feel a sudden sharp, local pain)
       => hurt, ache, suffer -- (feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?")

Sense 3
pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch -- (squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle")
       => grip -- (hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel")

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