tweeter

noun
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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WASHINGTON - Two weeks ago, a tweet praising the fried chicken sandwiches at Roaming Rooster in the District of Columbia went viral - and now, to repay the tweeter, the restaurant’s owners have granted her free chicken for life. oregonlive, "Woman gets free chicken for life at Washington, D.C., restaurant after her tweet goes viral," 10 Sep. 2019 And given that Ocasio-Cortez is too young for the job (a vice president must be at least 35 years old), perhaps Vice President Booker could be the White House’s new tweeter-in-chief. Richard Morgan, Fortune, "Who Is Running for Vice President in 2020? These Are the Contenders for the Democratic Nomination," 9 Sep. 2019 The Democrats hope that in 2020 the country will elect a new tweeter in chief, perhaps even one who knows how to spell. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, "Trump’s Twitter War on Spelling," 31 Aug. 2019 The Democrats hope that in 2020 the country will elect a new tweeter in chief, perhaps even one who knows how to spell. Sarah Lyall, BostonGlobe.com, "There or their? Sticklers twitch at President Trump’s posts," 31 Aug. 2019 The new model is likely to have two tweeters (a type of loudspeaker), down from seven in the current HomePod. Bloomberg News, The Denver Post, "Apple readies camera-focused Pro iPhones, new iPads, larger MacBook Pro," 31 Aug. 2019 The new model is likely to have two tweeters (a type of loudspeaker), down from seven in the current HomePod. Mark Gurman, Fortune, "Apple Is Launching New iPhones, iPads and Macs. Here’s What to Expect," 22 Aug. 2019 The new model is likely to have two tweeters (a type of loudspeaker), down from seven in the current HomePod. Los Angeles Times, "Apple’s next line of iPhones is all about the camera," 22 Aug. 2019 After every murderous atrocity, the police, news media and, these days, our White House tweeter-in-chief reflexively speculate about the motives and psychology of the perpetrator. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, "What if you saw something suspicious and did nothing? ‘The Lodger’ posits a consequence.," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of tweeter

1934, in the meaning defined above

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tweeter

noun

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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