tweeter

noun tweet·er \ ˈtwē-tər \
|Updated on: 18 Aug 2018

Definition of tweeter

: a small loudspeaker responsive only to the higher acoustic frequencies and reproducing sounds of high pitch — compare woofer

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First Known Use of tweeter

1934

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TWEETER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of tweeter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes messages (called tweets) on the Twitter online message service : a person who tweets

  • : a speaker (sense 5) that produces high sounds



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