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twitter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of twitter

  1. 1 a state of nervous or irritated concern <our grandmother gets all in a twitter if she doesn't get her weekly phone call right on time> Synonyms dither, fluster, fuss, huff, lather, pother, stew, sweat, swelter, swivet, tizzy, fretRelated Words bother, dudgeon, pique; alarm (also alarum), hand-wringing, panic; ado, agitation, delirium, distraction, furor, hysteria, uproar; nervous breakdown

  2. 2 an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <the sort of lame double entendres that invariably provoke twitters among the immature> Synonyms belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, giggle, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, snicker, snigger, titter, laughRelated Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl




twitter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of twitter

  1. 1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation <a local diner where the town gossips like to twitter> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, chat, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  2. 2 to make a short sharp sound like a small bird <his two-way radio twittered as he answered it> Synonyms cheep, chirrup, chitter, jargon, peep, pip, pipe, tweet, chirpRelated Words cackle, chatter, jabber; sing, trill, warble

  3. 3 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound <has this grating habit of twittering helplessly whenever she's nervous> Synonyms break up, cackle, chortle, chuckle, crack up, giggle, hee-haw, roar, scream, snicker, titter, laughRelated Words grin, smileNear Antonyms bawl, blubber, cry, sob, weep; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh




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