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subtweet

[suhb-tweet] /ˈsʌbˌtwit/
noun
1.
(on the Twitter website) a hostile or otherwise negative post that is addressed to or about a particular person but does not mention the person’s username or does not name the person at all.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to post such a message or tweet about (someone) on Twitter:
I wish she’d stop subtweeting and talk to me in person.
Origin of subtweet
2009; sub(liminal) + tweet ( def 2 )
Related forms
subtweeter, noun
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