[ ree-tweet ]
/ riˈtwit /
Digital Technology

verb (used with object)

to share or forward (someone else's message) on the Twitter website.


a message that has been shared or forwarded on Twitter: the most popular retweets.

Origin of retweet

re- + tweet (in the sense ‘message posted on Twitter’) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for retweet

British Dictionary definitions for retweet



to post another user's blog the Twitter website for your own followers
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