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Meaning of TWITTER

Pronunciation:  'twitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a series of chirps
  2. [v]  make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
 

TWITTER is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: chirrup, chitter
 
 See Also: cheep, chirp, chirrup, sound, twirp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Twit"ter\, n. [From {Twit}.]
    One who twits, or reproaches; an upbraider.
    
    
  2. \Twit"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twittered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Twittering}.] [OE. twiteren; of imitative origin; cf.
    G. zwitschern, OHG. zwizzir?n, D. kwetteren, Sw. qwitra, Dan.
    quiddre. Cf. {Titter}.]
    1. To make a succession of small, tremulous, intermitted
       noises.
    
             The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed.
                                                   --Gray.
    
    2. To make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter;
       to giggle. --J. Fletcher.
    
    3. [Perhaps influenced by twitch.] To have a slight trembling
       of the nerves; to be excited or agitated.
    
    
  3. \Twit"ter\, v. t.
    To utter with a twitter. --Cowper.
    
    
  4. \Twit"ter\, n.
    1. The act of twittering; a small, tremulous, intermitted
       noise, as that made by a swallow.
    
    2. A half-suppressed laugh; a fit of laughter partially
       restrained; a titter; a giggle. --Hudibras.
    
    3. A slight trembling or agitation of the nerves.
    
    
 

 

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