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atwitter

[uh-twit-er]
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  1. excited; nervous; aflutter; twittering: They were atwitter at the prospect of meeting a Hollywood star.

Origin of atwitter

First recorded in 1825–35; a-1 + twitter
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Word Origin and History for atwitter

adv.

1833, from a- (1) + twitter.

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