atwitter

adjective
atwit·​ter | \ ə-ˈtwi-tər How to pronounce atwitter (audio) \

Definition of atwitter

: nervously concerned : excited gossips atwitter with speculationTime

Examples of atwitter in a Sentence

the whole office was atwitter with speculation that there might be another round of layoffs

First Known Use of atwitter

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Atwitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atwitter. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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