Definition of Tweet

1. Noun. A weak chirping sound as of a small bird.

Generic synonyms: Chirp



2. Verb. Make a weak, chirping sound. "The small bird was tweeting in the tree"
Exact synonyms: Twirp
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound
Derivative terms: Tweeter

3. Verb. Squeeze tightly between the fingers. "They tweet the trees"; "She squeezed the bottle"
Exact synonyms: Nip, Pinch, Squeeze, Twinge, Twitch
Generic synonyms: Grip
Specialized synonyms: Goose, Tweak
Derivative terms: Nipper, Pinch, Squeeze, Squeeze

Definition of Tweet

1. Noun. The sound of a bird; any short high-pitched sound or whistle. ¹

2. Noun. (Internet) An entry posted on the microblogging service Twitter; can be a post or status update. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To make a short high-pitched sound, like that of certain birds. ¹

4. Verb. (ambitransitive Internet) To post an update to Twitter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tweet

1. to chirp [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: chirp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tweet

tweenings
tweens
tweeny
tweenybopper
tweenyboppers
tweep
tweeped
tweeping
tweeple
tweeps
tweer
tweered
tweering
tweers
tweest
tweet (current term)
tweetable
tweetdom
tweeted
tweeter
tweeters
tweetheart
tweeting
tweetings
tweets
tweetup
tweetups
tweeze
tweezed
tweezer

Literary usage of Tweet

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1. Harmonic Primer by Frederic Herbert Ripley, Thomas Tapper (1903)
"tweet! tweet! 2. tweet! tweet! tweet! May ev - 'ry hour be sweet! tweet! tweet! s tweet! May ev - 'ry hour be sweet! God loves us, and tweet! ..."

2. The Birds of New Jersey by Charles Anthony Shriner (1896)
"Their song is a lisping tweet-tweet-tweet, very short. Their food consists of grass seeds, wild oats and insects. Sparrow.. Tree, or Winter Chippy. ..."

3. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Mr. Brewster records the song as "peet, tweet, tweet, tweet." (BNOC 3, pp. 153-162). The food is reported to consist largely of various species of insects. ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... tweet for our country to dit I —Л". У. Tribune, June 21. TO THE THIRD REGIMENT OF MAINE. BY WC BAKER. When the robber and assassin Stealthily at ..."

5. The universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1731)
"... ind tweet Moral DETERMINATION, is one which proceeds troni a caule -д hxh ops- rates morally, ie by commanding, ..."

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