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twit

noun \ ˈtwit \

Definition of twit

1 : a silly annoying person : fool
2 : an act of twitting : taunt

Examples of twit in a Sentence

  1. Only a complete twit would insult his hosts.

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First Known Use of twit

1528


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twit

verb

Definition of twit

twitted; twitting
transitive verb
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


TWIT Defined for English Language Learners

twit

noun

Definition of twit for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid or foolish person


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