tweak

v To get high on drugs. Leave him! He's tweaked again. 1990s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • Tweak — Tweak, v. t. [OE. twikken, originally the same word as twicchen; cf. LG. twikken. See {Twitch}.] To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch; as, to tweak the nose. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tweak — Tweak, n. 1. A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch; as, a tweak of the nose. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Trouble; distress; tweag. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A prostitute. [Obs.] Brathwait. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tweak — [twi:k] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: twiccian to pull out ] 1.) to suddenly pull or twist something ▪ She leant forward and tweaked both ends of his moustache. 2.) to make small changes to a machine, vehicle, or system in order to improve the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tweak — (v.) pinch, pluck, twist, usually to the nose, probably from O.E. twiccian to pluck, of obscure origin; perhaps related to TWITCH (Cf. twitch). Meaning to make fine adjustments is attested from 1966. Related: Tweaked; tweaking. The noun in this… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tweak — ► VERB 1) twist or pull with a small but sharp movement. 2) informal improve by making fine adjustments. ► NOUN ▪ an act of tweaking. ORIGIN probably from dialect twick «pull sharply»; related to TWITCH(Cf. ↑twitch) …   English terms dictionary

  • tweak — [twēk] vt. [var. of dial. twick < ME twikken < OE twiccan, to TWITCH] 1. to give a sudden, twisting pinch to (someone s nose, ear, cheek, etc.) 2. to adjust or modify slightly, so as to improve performance, efficiency, etc.; fine tune n. 1 …   English World dictionary

  • tweak — [[t]twi͟ːk[/t]] tweaks, tweaking, tweaked 1) VERB If you tweak something, especially part of someone s body, you hold it between your finger and thumb and twist it or pull it. [V n] He tweaked Guy s ear roughly... [V n] A handsome offer , she… …   English dictionary

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