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synonyms for tweak

  • tease
  • twist
  • jerk
  • pinch
  • pluck
  • pull
See also synonyms for: tweaked / tweaking
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How to use tweak in a sentence

She had traveled the world; she had danced with kings, and had made two popes laugh and tweak her pointed chin.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
He tweaked the string and his tweak was met with uncompromising resistance.
THE INCREDIBLE HONEYMOONE. NESBIT
Brown had never disclosed the brutal delinquency of Long Bill Tweak.
EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELFNORMAN DUNCAN
"I guess they were, old man," returned Roger, leaning forward to tweak his ear affectionately.
ETHEL MORTON AT CHAUTAUQUAMABELL S. C. SMITH
No, by heavens, I would tweak the nose of a small sprig of royalty itself.
THE CAVALIERS OF VIRGINIA, VOL. 1 OF 2WILLIAM A. CARUTHERS
Professor Dane made a mental note to put in a long distance call to Wally that evening and tweak his nose a bit.
THIS IS KLON CALLINGWALT SHELDON
And here Dad bends to tweak the ear of Will who would laugh noisily if it hurt twice as badly.
A WARWICKSHIRE LADGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
The cowboy looked down his nose for consultation, and his nose gave a meditative little tweak.
BRANSFORD OF RAINBOW RANGEEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
You know how the force that controls us gives us a little tweak to remind us when we get off the beaten track.
THE MAN FROM ARCHANGELA. CONAN DOYLE
Shall, Peggy, corrected Carolyn, and Peggy reached over to tweak the curve on an ear that showed among curling locks.
BETTY LEE, SOPHOMOREDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
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WORDS RELATED TO TWEAK

  • adjust
  • calibrate
  • make improvements
  • set
  • tune up
  • tweak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.