Definition of tweet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//twiːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//twiːt//
    Social networking
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  1. 1the short high sound made by a small bird More Like This Animal sounds baa, caw, coo, meow, moo, neigh, oink, quack, tu-whit, tu- whoo, tweet, woofSee worksheet.
  2. 2(also twitter) a message sent using the Twitter social networking service He started posting tweets via his cell phone to keep friends and family updated on his progress. See related entries: Social networking
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: imitative.
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