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tweet

 
pronunciation:
twit
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the short weak sound made by a small or young bird; chirp.
similar words:
cheep, peep
definition 2: a message of up to 140 characters in length that has been shared on the Twitter social media website.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tweets, tweeting, tweeted
definition 1: to make a small, weak, chirping sound; chirp.
similar words:
cheep, peep
definition 2: to send a tweet or tweets via the social media website Twitter, or to express something in a tweet.
The popular singer tweets nearly every day.The actor tweeted about his upcoming movie this morning.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express (something) in a tweet, or to tell or communicate with (other Twitter users) in a tweet.
The congresswoman tweeted an apology after her earlier remarks caused an uproar.The politician tweets his constituents on a weekly basis.He tweeted his fans that he was planning to retire.[verb + smby + (that) + clause ] The basketball star tweeted that his injuries were only minor.[verb + (that) + clause ]
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