What does Twitter mean?

Definitions for Twitter
ˈtwɪt ərTwit·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chirrup, twitterverb

    a series of chirps

  2. chitter, twitterverb

    make high-pitched sounds, as of birds


  1. twitternoun

    The sound of a succession of chirps as uttered by birds.

    I often listen to the twitter of the birds in the park.

  2. twitterverb

    To utter a succession of bird's chirps.

  3. twitterverb

    (of a person) To talk in an excited or nervous manner.

  4. twitterverb

    To use the microblogging service Twitter.

  5. Etymology: Imitating the sound.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Twitternoun

    Any motion or disorder of passion; such as a violent fit of laughing, or fit of fretting.

    The ancient errant knights
    Won all their ladies hearts in fights,
    And cut whole giants into fritters,
    To put them into amorous twitters. Hudibras.

    The moon was in a heavy twitter, that her cloaths never fitted her. Roger L'Estrange.

  2. To Twitterverb

    This must be done,
    Swallows twitter on the chimney-tops. Dryden.

    They twitter chearful, till the vernal months
    Invite them back. James Thomson.

    A widow which had a twittering toward a second husband, took a gossipping companion to manage the jobb. Roger L'Estrange.


  1. Twitter

    Twitter () is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or its mobile-device application software ("app"). Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, and has more than 25 offices around the world. Tweets were originally restricted to 140 characters, but was doubled to 280 for non-Asian languages in November 2017.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams, launched in July of that year. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet". As of 2018, Twitter had more than 321 million monthly active users.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twitternoun

    one who twits, or reproaches; an upbraider

  2. Twitterverb

    to make a succession of small, tremulous, intermitted noises

  3. Twitterverb

    to make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter; to giggle

  4. Twitterverb

    to have a slight trembling of the nerves; to be excited or agitated

  5. Twitterverb

    to utter with a twitter

  6. Twitternoun

    the act of twittering; a small, tremulous, intermitted noise, as that made by a swallow

  7. Twitternoun

    a half-suppressed laugh; a fit of laughter partially restrained; a titter; a giggle

  8. Twitternoun

    a slight trembling or agitation of the nerves


  1. Twitter

    Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July, the social networking site was launched. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million registered users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day. Since its launch, Twitter has become one of the ten most visited websites on the Internet, and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet." Unregistered users can read tweets, while registered users can post tweets through the website interface, SMS, or a range of apps for mobile devices. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City, Boston, and San Antonio.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twitter

    twit′ėr, n. a chirp, as of a bird: a tremulous broken sound: a slight trembling of the nerves.—v.i. to make a succession of small tremulous noises: to feel a slight trembling of the nerves, to palpitate.—v.t. to chirp out.—ns. Twitterā′tion, a flutter; Twitt′ering, act of twittering: the sound of twittering: nervous excitement.—adv. Twitt′eringly. [A freq. of twit, allied to titter, &c.; cf. Ger. zwitschern, Sw. qvittra.]


  1. Twitter

    Created in 2006, Twitter is a global real-time communications platform with 400 million monthly visitors to twitter.com, more than 200 million monthly active users around the world.We see a billion tweets every 2.5 days on every conceivable topic. World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations and entertainment outlets are among the millions of active Twitter accounts through which users can truly get the pulse of the planet.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Twitter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Twitter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Twitter in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Drinkard:

    Some Republican voters wouldn't be in this mess, in my opinion, as far as Some Republican voters senators and representatives, had Marjorie Taylor Greene done one thing : If Marjorie Taylor Greene had stayed off Marjorie Taylor Greene Twitter for three days out of the seven -- just stayed off -- then Marjorie Taylor Greene wouldn't have alienated Marjorie Taylor Greene own supporters because of the things that Marjorie Taylor Greene was saying, and Some Republican voters wouldn't be looking for 11,000 votes, but Marjorie Taylor Greene didn't have sense enough to do Some Republican voters.

  2. Dianne Feinstein:

    You know whats interesting about this group?, ive been doing this for 30 years. I know what Im doing. You come in here, and you say it has to be my way or the highway. I dont respond to that, Feinstein continued. Ive gotten elected, I just ran. I was elected by almost a million-vote plurality. And I know what Im doing. So you know, maybe people should listen a little bit. Sunrise Movement, an organization that describes itself as wanting to stop climate change, shared a clip of the exchange on its Twitter page Friday. This is how @SenFeinstein reacted to children asking her to support the #GreenNewDeal resolution -- with smugness + disrespect. This is a fight for our generations survival. Her reaction is why young people desperately want new leadership in Congress, the tweet with the video said. HARRIS, FEINSTEIN FUME AFTER WHITE HOUSE RE-NOMINATES TWO CONSERVATIVE CALIFORNIA JUDGES The video begins with the group explaining that they wanted to present a letter to Feinstein and ask her.

  3. Tariq Eid:

    I’ve seen the cops shoot people in videos on Twitter, but I never thought my brother would be one of those people, i just can’t believe it.

  4. Central American:

    He has dedicated 36.4 percent of his Twitter account against Venezuela.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    #StockstoBuy is trending on twitter today . The people behind is an agency paid by crook brokers fraternity. Don't buy anything. Keep selling

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