atwitter

adjective

atwit·​ter ə-ˈtwi-tər How to pronounce atwitter (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of atwitter was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Atwitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atwitter. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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