to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird.
to talk lightly and rapidly, especially of trivial matters; chatter.
to titter; giggle.
to tremble with excitement or the like; be in a flutter.
Digital Technology. tweet (def. 4).
to express or utter by twittering.
an act of twittering.
a twittering sound.
a state of tremulous excitement.
- twit·ter·er, noun
- twit·ter·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for Twitter (2 of 2)
a brand name for a social media service and website where registered users may post text that is limited to a certain number of characters, as well as links, photos, or videos.
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How to use twitter in a sentence
Fry had previously confirmed the news to his army of followers on twitter.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age) | Tom Sykes | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The other twitter topic you are well known for is the topic of Salon.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire | William O’Connor | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Back in December, and just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. Rowling revealed via twitter that there were Jewish wizards at Hogwarts.
He prefers to express himself through twitter and leave it at that.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Radel has since had his record expunged and, even better, is back on twitter.
And then the arrival at that strange school; how hollow the laughter of the men, how shrill the chirp and twitter of the women!A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
Early in the morning, when dawn was scarcely breaking, the swallow began to twitter, and Fido to pull the blankets.Laboulaye's Fairy Book | Various
The only sound now came from a robin, hunting about the turf and now and then breaking out into an impatient twitter.Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Whitethroats are in full song everywhere: they have a twitter sometimes like swallows.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
But thy days the silence keep, Save for grosbeaks' feeble cheep, Or for snow-birds' busy twitter When thy breath is very bitter.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 | Ministry of Education
British Dictionary definitions for twitter (1 of 2)
(intr) (esp of a bird) to utter a succession of chirping sounds
(intr) to talk or move rapidly and tremulously
(intr) to giggle: her schoolmates twittered behind their desks
(tr) to utter in a chirping way
a twittering sound, esp of a bird
the act of twittering
a state of nervous excitement (esp in the phrase in a twitter)
- twitterer, noun
- twittery, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Twitter (2 of 2)
trademark a website where people can post short messages about their current activities
(intr; sometimes not capital) to write a short message on the Twitter website
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