tweet·​er | \ ˈtwē-tər How to pronounce tweeter (audio) \

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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While fans fawned over the photos online, your favorite tweeter, Chrissy Teigen, joined in on the fun. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé Was Seen Shopping in Target and Chrissy Teigen Had the Perfect Response," 8 Jan. 2019 Both versions of the Lenovo Smart Display have a 10-watt speaker with two passive tweeters. Dieter Bohn, The Verge, "Lenovo Smart Display review: the Google appliance," 26 July 2018 In comparison, the 500 most-active human tweeters sent about 6% of links to the outlets. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Bots rampant on Twitter, study says, as network tries to thwart devious tweets," 9 Apr. 2018 Inside each speaker, there’s a 3.5-inch woofer and 0.75-inch tweeter. Chris Welch, The Verge, "Roku TV Wireless Speakers review: easy listening," 29 Nov. 2018 Until Monday, BlueStarNavyMom3 was an infrequent tweeter. Aja Romano, Vox, "How a mom’s “This is My Son” anti-feminist brag went viral — and completely backfired," 9 Oct. 2018 Kanye West's Twitter Return The notorious tweeter made his return, for better or for worse—most of the times for worse. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "24 Social Media Moments That Literally Made 2018," 26 Dec. 2018 That tweeter left the post up even after being set straight. Jeremy C. Fox,, "Vermonter with same name as notorious N.Y. lawyer mistakenly attacked on social media," 18 May 2018 The tweet quickly went viral, with thousands of likes and retweets, as well as hundreds of replies from fellow astounded tweeters. Kim Quindlen, Teen Vogue, "An iPhone Cursor Trick Shared on Twitter Is Blowing People’s Minds," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of tweeter

1934, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of tweeter

: a person who writes messages (called tweets) on the Twitter online message service : a person who tweets
technical : a speaker (sense 5) that produces high sounds

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