or rt

[ ahr-tee ]

noun,plural RTs, RT's.
  1. retweet (def. 2): Thanks for all of the likes and RTs.

verb (used with or without object)RTd or RT'd or RTed, RTing or RT'ing.
  1. retweet (def. 1): Please RT this important petition.I don’t like to RT blindly.

Origin of RT

First recorded in 2008

Other definitions for RT (2 of 4)


  1. respiratory therapist.

  2. respiratory therapy.

Other definitions for rt. (3 of 4)


  1. right.

Other definitions for r.t. (4 of 4)


  1. right tackle.

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How to use RT in a sentence

  • Suppose we'd croak this man in th' hot par-RT av th' p'litical fight; what happens?

    The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
  • "Well, tha'RT a plucky one at ony rate," he growled, discomfited.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Nay, lass; tha'RT as safe as th' choild is, when I hold it i' my breast.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Richard, thou'RT a brave lad, and thou must come and kiss me, too.

  • Thou'RT looking a sight better already for a little stir and change.

    North and South | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

British Dictionary definitions for rt (1 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. right

British Dictionary definitions for RT (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. radio telegraphy

  2. radio telephony

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