Origin of twig1
Related formstwig·less, adjectivetwig·like, adjective
Definition for twig (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), twigged, twig·ging.
verb (used without object), twigged, twig·ging.
Origin of twig2
Definition for twig (3 of 3)
Origin of twig3
Examples from the Web for twig
Suddenly, we hear the sound of a twig cracking; all three men look around anxiously, particularly JASON.
Their heads are in the walls of the House of Skulls, and the little child strikes them, as he goes by, with a twig.The Infidel, Vol. II.|Robert Montgomery Bird
When a twig speaks under a deer in his passage through the woods, the sound is sharp, dainty, alert.Wood Folk at School|William J. Long
"Not so much as a twig between here and eternity," he said to himself, with a shudder.The Red Acorn|John McElroy