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Tweak vs. Twit — What's the Difference?

Tweak vs. Twit — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Tweak and Twit

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Tweak

Twist or pull (something) sharply
He tweaked the boy's ear
May 26, 2023

Twit

A silly or foolish person.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it
Engineers tweak the car's operating systems during the race
May 26, 2023

Twit

A state of agitation or nervous excitement
We're in a twit about your visit
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Become or cause to become agitated or excited, typically from taking amphetamines or another stimulant
I just about went crazy yesterday—I was totally tweaking out
Caffeine is a natural mood elevator but if you're stressed to begin with it can kind of tweak you out
May 26, 2023
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Twit

Tease or taunt (someone), especially in a good-humoured way
Her playmates could not twit her about her pigtail
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A sharp twist or pull
An affectionate tweak
May 26, 2023

Twit

(Informal) A foolishly annoying person.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A fine adjustment to a mechanism or system
No tweaks were required
May 26, 2023

Twit

A reproach, gibe, or taunt.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To pinch, pluck, or twist sharply
Tweaked her sister's ear.
May 26, 2023

Twit

To taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults
"The schoolmaster was twitted about the lady who threw him over" (J.M. Barrie).
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To adjust; fine-tune
Tweaked her computer setup.
May 26, 2023

Twit

(transitive) To reproach, blame; to ridicule or tease.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To make fun of; tease.
May 26, 2023

Twit

To ignore or killfile (a user on a bulletin board system).
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To behave in an agitated or compulsive manner, especially when under the influence of a stimulant drug.
May 26, 2023

Twit

A reproach, gibe or taunt.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To be under the influence of a stimulant drug, especially methamphetamine.
May 26, 2023

Twit

A foolish or annoying person.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A sharp, twisting pinch.
May 26, 2023

Twit

A person who twitters, i.e. chatters inanely.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A small adjustment
Made a few tweaks to the sound system.
May 26, 2023

Twit

To vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood.
This these scoffers twitted the Christians with.
Æsop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A teasing remark or action; a joke.
May 26, 2023

Twit

Someone who is regarded as contemptible
May 26, 2023

Tweak

(transitive) To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch.
To tweak the nose.
May 26, 2023

Twit

Aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To adjust slightly; to fine-tune.
If we tweak the colors towards blue, it will look more natural.
May 26, 2023

Twit

Harass with persistent criticism or carping;
The children teased the new teacher
Don't ride me so hard over my failure
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
May 26, 2023

Tweak

(transitive) To tease, to annoy; to get under the skin of (someone, typically so as to irritate them, or by extension to enamor, frighten, etc).
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To abuse methamphetamines, especially crystal meth.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To exhibit extreme nervousness, evasiveness when confronted by authorities, compulsiveness, erratic motion, excitability, etc, due to or mimicking the symptoms of methamphetamine abuse.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch.
A tweak of the nose
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A slight adjustment or modification.
He is running so many tweaks it is hard to remember how it looked originally.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Trouble; distress; tweag.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A prostitute.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

(cryptography) An additional input to a block cipher, used in conjunction with the key to select the permutation computed by the cipher.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch; as, to tweak the nose.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch; as, a tweak of the nose.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Trouble; distress; tweag.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A prostitute.
May 26, 2023

Tweak

A squeeze with the fingers
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Pinch or squeeze sharply
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Pull or pull out sharply;
Pluck the flowers off the bush
May 26, 2023

Tweak

Adjust finely;
Fine-tune the engine
May 26, 2023

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