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Definition 1: a squeeze with the fingers - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for tweak in the sense of this definition

(tweak is a kind of ...) the act of gripping and pressing firmly

"he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"

Definition 2: adjust finely - [verb of change]

Samples where tweak or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fine-tune the engine

Synonyms for tweak in the sense of this definition

(tweak is a kind of ...) adjust for (better) functioning

"tune the engine"

Definition 3: pull or pull out sharply - [verb of contact]

Samples where tweak or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pluck the flowers off the bush

Synonyms for tweak in the sense of this definition

(tweak is a kind of ...) cause to move by pulling

"draw a wagon" "pull a sled"

(... is a kind of tweak ) pluck with tweezers

"tweeze facial hair"

(tweak has a similar meaning as ...) remove by drawing or pulling

"She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth" "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese"

Definition 4: pinch or squeeze sharply - [verb of contact]

(tweak is a kind of ...) squeeze tightly between the fingers

"He pinched her behind" "She squeezed the bottle"

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