US: /ˈtwɪndʒ/
UK: /twˈɪnd‍ʒ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

twinge /twindʤ/
  • danh từ
    • (y học) sự đau nhói, sự nhức nhối
      • a twinge of toothache: sự nhức răng
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự cắn rứt
      • twinges of conscience: sự cắn rứt của lương tâm
  • ngoại động từ
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) (y học) làm đau nhói, làm nhức nhối
    • (nghĩa bóng) cắn rứt
      • his conscience twinges him: lương tâm cắn rứt nó

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a sudden short feeling of pain: He felt a twinge in his knee as he jumped over the wall.
2 ~ (of sth) a sudden short feeling of an unpleasant emotion: a twinge of disappointment / envy / guilt / jealousy / regret + She felt a twinge of guilt about cancelling at the last moment. + I felt a twinge of envy at her success.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 stab, pang, cramp, spasm, pinch, stitch, (sharp) pain, prick, bite, gripe:
I get a terrible twinge in my back when I lift anything heavy.
2 pang, pain:
I felt a twinge of remorse at leaving.

Collocation dictionary


sharp | little, slight | sudden


experience, feel, get, suffer | give sb
The letter still gives him a twinge when he thinks of it.


~ of
a twinge of guilt

Concise English dictionary

+a sudden sharp feeling
+a sharp stab of pain
+cause a stinging pain
+feel a sudden sharp, local pain
+squeeze tightly between the fingers