6 letter word starting with tw

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
twaddy noun Idle trifling; twaddle.
twaite noun A European shad; — called also twaite shad. See Shad., A piece of cleared ground. See Thwaite.
tweese noun Alt. of Tweeze
tweeze noun A surgeon’s case of instruments.
twelve adjective One more that eleven; two and ten; twice six; a dozen., The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen., A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii.
twenty adjective One more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men., An indefinite number more or less that twenty., The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score., A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx.
twibil noun A kind of mattock, or ax; esp., a tool like a pickax, but having, instead of the points, flat terminations, one of which is parallel to the handle, the other perpendicular to it., A tool for making mortises., A reaping hook.
twiggy adjective Of or pertaining to a twig or twigs; like a twig or twigs; full of twigs; abounding with shoots.
twight verb t. To twit., p. p. of Twitch.
twilly noun A machine for cleansing or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or teeth; a willy or willying machine; — called also twilly devil, and devil. See Devil, n., 6, and Willy.
twined imp. & past participle of Twine
twiner noun Any plant which twines about a support.
twinge verb i. To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak., To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains., To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain; as, the side twinges., A pinch; a tweak; a twitch., A sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side.
twiste imp. of Twist.
twitch verb t. To pull with a sudden jerk; to pluck with a short, quick motion; to snatch; as, to twitch one by the sleeve; to twitch a thing out of another’s hand; to twitch off clusters of grapes., The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden, quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve., A short, spastic contraction of the fibers or muscles; a simple muscular contraction; as, convulsive twitches; a twitch in the side., A stick with a hole in one end through which passes a loop, which can be drawn tightly over the upper lip or an ear of a horse. By twisting the stick the compression is made sufficiently painful to keep the animal quiet during a slight surgical operation.