tweet·​er | \ ˈtwē-tər \

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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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 In addition to their price and size differences, the Portal+ has a more powerful speaker that includes two tweeters with high-range frequency and a single, four-inch bass speaker for richer sound. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Facebook unveils smart displays, promises not to snoop on your video calls," 8 Oct. 2018 Specs-wise, the P Zero Sound measures 12.9-inches in diameter, weighs 21 pounds, has a 100-watt amplifier, Bluetooth 4.0 with AptX for wireless connectivity, a 100mm midwoofer and a 25mm tweeter. Stefan Etienne, The Verge, "Pirelli made a tire-shaped Bluetooth speaker that isn’t actually made from tires," 26 July 2018 Copy-and-pasting someone else’s post has worked wonders for a host of shady teen tweeters. Luke O’neil, WSJ, "The Elusive Art of Going Viral on Twitter," 27 Sep. 2018 The best mainstream media tweeter is the New York Times's Dave Itzkoff. Danielle Stein Chizzik, Town & Country, "13 Questions for John Podhoretz, a.k.a the Larry David of Twitter," 21 Apr. 2016 The new iPad Pro should be an entertainment powerhouse thanks to a total of eight speakers, composed of four woofers and four tweeters. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Tinkerers, repair shops will have mixed feelings about this iPad Pro teardown," 12 Nov. 2018

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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

: a speaker (sense 5) that produces high sounds

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