retweet

[ ree-tweet ]
/ riˈtwit /
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verb (used with object)

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. returned soldier,
  2. returnee,
  3. returner,
  4. returning officer,
  5. retuse,
  6. retz,
  7. retz, jean françois paul de gondi, cardinal de,
  8. reuben,
  9. reuben sandwich,
  10. reubenite

Origin of retweet

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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