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Twit and Tweet Definitions

Twit

(Informal) A foolishly annoying person.

Tweet

A weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird.

Twit

A reproach, gibe, or taunt.

Tweet

A message posted on Twitter. Tweets are limited to 140 characters.

Twit

To taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults
"The schoolmaster was twitted about the lady who threw him over" (J.M. Barrie).
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Tweet

To utter a weak chirping sound.

Twit

(transitive) To reproach, blame; to ridicule or tease.

Tweet

To write a tweet on Twitter.

Twit

To ignore or killfile (a user on a bulletin board system).

Tweet

The sound of a bird; any short high-pitched sound or whistle.
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Twit

A reproach, gibe or taunt.

Tweet

(social media) An entry posted on the microblogging service Twitter.

Twit

A foolish or annoying person.

Tweet

(intransitive) To make a short high-pitched sound, like that of certain birds.

Twit

A person who twitters, i.e. chatters inanely.

Tweet

To post an update to Twitter.

Twit

To vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood.
This these scoffers twitted the Christians with.
Æsop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss.

Tweet

The sound of a bird twittering.

Twit

Someone who is regarded as contemptible

Tweet

A week chirping sound as of a small bird

Twit

Aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Tweet

Make a weak, chirping sound;
The small bird was tweeting in the tree

Twit

Harass with persistent criticism or carping;
The children teased the new teacher
Don't ride me so hard over my failure
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Tweet

Squeeze tightly between the fingers;
He pinched her behind
She squeezed the bottle

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