twitty

adjective (1)
twit·​ty | \ ˈtwitē, -itē, -i \
-er/-est

Definition of twitty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal, British : ill-tempered, peevish
2 : chirping, twittering a little twitty bird— Kenneth Roberts

twitty

adjective (2)
\ " \
-er/-est

Definition of twitty (Entry 2 of 2)

of yarn
: varying in diameter : full of twits : uneven

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History and Etymology for twitty

Adjective (1)

twit entry 2 + -y

Adjective (2)

twit entry 4 + -y

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“Twitty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twitty. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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