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tweet

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noun \ˈtwēt\

Definition of tweet

  1. 1 :  a chirping note

  2. 2 :  a post made on the Twitter online message service

Origin and Etymology of tweet

imitative


First Known Use: 1768


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tweet

intransitive verb

Definition of tweet

  1. 1 :  to make a chirping sound <birds tweeting in the trees>

  2. 2 :  to post a message to the Twitter online message service

1851

First Known Use of tweet

1851


TWEET Defined for English Language Learners

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tweet

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noun \ˈtwēt\

Definition of tweet for English Language Learners

  • : a short, high sound

  • : a brief message that someone writes on the Internet using a service called Twitter


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tweet

intransitive verb

Definition of tweet for English Language Learners

  • : to make a short, high sound

  • : to write a brief message (called a tweet) on the Internet using a service called Twitter


TWEET Defined for Kids

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tweet

noun \ˈtwēt\

Definition of tweet for Students

  1. :  a chirping sound


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tweet

verb

Definition of tweet for Students

tweeted

tweeting

  1. :  2chirp



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