verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of twitter
Definition for twitter (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for twitter
Fry had previously confirmed the news to his army of followers on Twitter.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The other Twitter topic you are well known for is the topic of Salon.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He prefers to express himself through Twitter and leave it at that.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Radel has since had his record expunged and, even better, is back on Twitter.
The reality TV mogul bared her butt—and everything else, too—for Paper Magazine in a spread that sent Twitter into a tizzy.
What a chatter and twitter those birds outside were making—he had never noticed them so much before.The Oriel Window|Mrs. Molesworth
The songs of finches and the twitter of white-throats echoed from many a bush by the wayside.In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete|Georg Ebers
Well, look sharp, then—here is the other all in a twitter with excitement.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
It was in the midst of a thick beech woods, and the twitter of a bird, now and then, was the only sound in all the deep stillness.Two Little Knights of Kentucky|Annie Fellows Johnston
One evening, as they were dressing for dinner, there came through the stillness of the restful air the “twitter” of a tiger.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers|Maharanee Sunity Devee
British Dictionary definitions for twitter (1 of 2)
Word Origin for twitter
British Dictionary definitions for twitter (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for twitter
late 14c., twiteren, in reference to birds, of imitative origin (cf. Old High German zwizziron, German zwitschern, Danish kvidre, Old Swedish kvitra). The noun meaning "condition of tremulous excitement" is attested from 1670s. The microblogging service with the 140-character limit was introduced in 2006.