Examples of twit in a Sentence
Only a complete twit would insult his hosts.
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Not this little twitThe general opinion seems to be that Ivanka should stay far away from anything related to politics.
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First Known Use of twit
Definition of twit
1 : to subject to light ridicule or reproach : rally
2 : to make fun of as a fault
Origin and Etymology of twit
Middle English atwiten to reproach, from Old English ætwītan, from æt at + wītan to reproach; akin to Old High German wīzan to punish, Old English witan to know
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
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: a stupid or foolish person
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