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twitter

twit·ter
T t

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [twit-er]
    • /ˈtwɪt ər/
    • /ˈtwɪt.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [twit-er]
    • /ˈtwɪt ər/

Definitions of twitter word

  • verb without object twitter to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird. 1
  • verb without object twitter to talk lightly and rapidly, especially of trivial matters; chatter. 1
  • verb without object twitter to titter; giggle. 1
  • verb without object twitter to tremble with excitement or the like; be in a flutter. 1
  • verb without object twitter Digital Technology. tweet (def 4). 1
  • verb with object twitter to express or utter by twittering. 1

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Origin of twitter

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English twiteren (v.); akin to German zwitschern

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Twitter

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

twitter popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

twitter usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for twitter

verb twitter

  • bayed — a deep, prolonged howl, as of a hound on the scent.
  • baying — a deep, prolonged howl, as of a hound on the scent.
  • bleated — to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembling such a cry.
  • bleating — to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembling such a cry.
  • boohoo — to sob or pretend to sob noisily

noun twitter

  • call — If you call someone or something by a particular name or title, you give them that name or title.
  • churr — a low, trilled or whirring sound made by some birds or insects
  • flap — to swing or sway back and forth loosely, especially with noise: A loose shutter flapped outside the window.
  • giggle — to laugh in a silly, often high-pitched way, especially with short, repeated gasps and titters, as from juvenile or ill-concealed amusement or nervous embarrassment.
  • guffawed — a loud, unrestrained burst of laughter.

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