retweet

verb
re·tweet | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈtwēt \
retweeted; retweeting; retweets

Definition of retweet 

: to repost (something, such as a message) to the Twitter online message service Garcia snapped a pic that was retweeted more than a thousand times. —Lee Jenkins … people who use Twitter … are rewarded with social validation when their tweets are retweetedThe Economist

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retweet \ˈrē-ˌtwēt \ noun plural retweets
The instant feedback—replies or retweets, the Twitter equivalent of applause—is intoxicating, like a pleasure-center reward for a lab rat pulling a lever. —James Poniewozik

First Known Use of retweet

2007, in the meaning defined above

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21 Aug 2018

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