Definition of tweak
- tweak the controls
- tweaked a bud from the stem
We just wanted to tweak his original idea a bit.
He tweaked his ankle playing soccer.
My brother hates it when our grandmother tweaks his cheek.
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: to change (something) slightly in order to improve it : to make small adjustments to (something)
: to injure (a part of your body) slightly
: to pinch and pull (something) with a sudden movement
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