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atwitter

[uh-twit-er] /əˈtwɪt ər/
adjective
1.
excited; nervous; aflutter; twittering:
They were atwitter at the prospect of meeting a Hollywood star.
Origin of atwitter
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; a-1 + twitter
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adv.

1833, from a- (1) + twitter.

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