TWINGE, verb transitive twinj.
1. To affect with a sharp sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.
The gnat twinged the lion till he made him tear himself, and so he mastered him.
2. To pinch; to tweak; to pull with a jerk; as, to twinge one by the ears and nose.
TWINGE, verb transitive twinj. to have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen spasmodic or shooting pain; as, the side twinges. [This is the sense in which this word is generally used within the limits of my acquaintance.
TWINGE, noun twinj. A sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as a twinge in the arm or side.
1. A sharp rebuke of conscience.
2. A pinch; a tweak; as a twinge of the ear.