atwitter

[ uh-twit-er ]
/ əˈtwɪt ər /
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adjective

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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adv.

1833, from a- (1) + twitter.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper