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

Definition of tweeter

1 : someone who posts tweets on the Twitter online messaging service Pope Francis is a prolific tweeter, with almost 18 million followers on the service.— Aaron Pressman After Sunday's victory, a who's who of tweeters lit up social media with #equalpay and calls to pay the women more.— Shirley Leung
2 : a small loudspeaker responsive only to the higher acoustic frequencies and reproducing sounds of high pitch The speaker has three tweeters and a large subwoofer to deliver sound around a room.— Mike Murphy — compare woofer

Examples of tweeter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Designed as an integral part of the mechanical structure of the cabinet, both the 5-inch mid/bass and 0.9-inch tweeter drivers have been designed especially for the Concept 30, 50 and 90 loudspeakers. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 The new audio configuration inside the Flip 6 features dual passive radiators, a powerful racetrack-shaped woofer and a separate tweeter. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 Like it’s bigger sibling, the SB-C600 have a phase precision driver consisting of a 15cm large-diameter woofer, accompanied by a 25mm aluminum dome tweeter. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 Though many came to Lizzo’s defence and also explained the tweeter’s misuse and misunderstanding of the stereotype, Lizzo clapped back herself on TikTok. Brooke Obie,, 17 Aug. 2021 Driver materials used in the 1-inch diamond dome tweeter give the 800 Series Diamond its name. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 31 Aug. 2021 For those who want a full-range bass experience, the T600 towers are a five-way transitional array using three 6.5-inch woofers, a 5.25-inch midrange and a 1-inch dome tweeter. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 21 July 2021 The sound quality of the LX is based on La Boite concept’s TWZ tweeter design that was first developed by the Cagniard family more than 40 years ago. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Then some of Balderas' fans complained on Twitter, and power tweeter Musk personally intervened. Tamir Kalifa For Cnn, CNN, 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of tweeter

1932, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of tweeter was in 1932

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“Tweeter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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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
: a speaker (sense 5) that produces high sounds

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