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Definition of twitter verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    twitter

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they twitter
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtər//
     
    he / she / it twitters
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtəz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtərz//
     
    past simple twittered
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtərd//
     
    past participle twittered
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtərd//
     
    -ing form twittering
    BrE BrE//ˈtwɪtərɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwɪtərɪŋ//
     
    Excitement, Social networking
     
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  1. 1(also tweet) [intransitive] when birds twitter, they make a series of short high sounds
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] twitter (on) (about something) | + speech (especially British English) to talk quickly in a high excited voice, especially about something that is not very important See related entries: Excitement
  3. 3(also tweet) [intransitive, transitive] twitter (something) to send a message using the Twitter™ social networking service Some members of Congress twittered through the President’s big speech. See related entries: Social networking
  4. Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb): imitative.
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