twerp, twirp, twit(noun)
someone who is regarded as contemptible
twit, taunt, taunting(verb)
aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(verb)
harass with persistent criticism or carping
"The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
A reproach, gibe or taunt.
A foolish or annoying person.
To reproach, blame; to ridicule or tease.
To ignore or killfile (a user on a bulletin board system).
Origin: Originally twite, an aphetism of atwite.
to vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
twit, v.t. to remind of some fault, &c.:—pr.p. twit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. twit′ted.—n. a reproach.—n. Twit′ter.—adj. Twit′ting.—adv. Twit′tingly, in a twitting manner. [A.S. æt-witan, to reproach—æt, against, witan (Scot. wyte, Ger. ver-weisen), to blame.]
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The numerical value of TWIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of TWIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's a bit like seeing a silly film of yourself a bit drunk at a party and being forced to watch it. You recoil somewhat, it's not a place I like to go back to, reliving the old days, (though) I have a degree of affection for the little twit.
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