atwitter

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adjective atwit·ter \ə-ˈtwi-tər\

Definition of atwitter

  1. :  nervously concerned :  excited gossips atwitter with speculation — Time

Examples of atwitter in a sentence

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

1833

First Known Use of atwitter

1833


ATWITTER Defined for English Language Learners

atwitter

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adjective atwit·ter \ə-ˈtwi-tər\

Definition of atwitter for English Language Learners

  • : nervously excited



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