verb (twit, t, ing)
- A reproach, gibe or taunt.
- A foolish or annoying person.
- (transitive) To reproach, blame; to ridicule or tease.
Etymology: Originally twite, an apheticism of atwite.
- 2007: H. R. Fox Bourne, secretary of the Aborigines' Protection Society " often twitted for being an "armchair critic" " wrote in a review of one of Stanley's books " Bernard Porter, "Did He Puff his Crimes to Please a Bloodthirsty Readership?", London Review of Books 29:7, p. 10
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