retweet

[ ree-tweet ]
/ riˈtwit /
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verb (used with or without object)

to share or forward (someone else's message) on the Twitter social media service and website: I laughed out loud and retweeted the meme to all of my followers.I’ll only retweet if I’m also making an original comment.Abbreviation: RT

noun

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

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Origin of retweet

First recorded in 2007; re- + tweet (in the sense “message posted on Twitter”)
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British Dictionary definitions for retweet

retweet

verb

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