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twit·ter

twitter

 
pronunciation:
twI tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: twitters, twittering, twittered
definition 1: to make a series of short light sounds, as a small bird; chirp.
similar words:
chipper, chirp
definition 2: to talk or laugh lightly or nervously.
The audience twittered in embarrassment.
definition 3: to tremble or quiver from excitement or nervousness.
similar words:
vibrate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express with a chirp or twitter.
The finches twittered their evening song.
similar words:
chirp
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the light chirping of a bird or birds.
similar words:
chirp
definition 2: an anxious or agitated state.
similar words:
bother, lather
definition 3: light speech or laughter; chatter.
definition 4: (cap.) a U.S. corporation that developed a social media service in 2006. Users of this service share messages called "tweets" that are restricted to 140 characters in length.
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