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Definition of "twit" []

  • To taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults. See Synonyms at ridicule. (verb-transitive)
  • The act or an instance of twitting. (noun)
  • A reproach, gibe, or taunt. (noun)
  • Slang A foolishly annoying person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "twit" in a sentence
  • "The Tampa twit is a big fan since he is now the second stupidest troll at Think Progress, now that Big John has showed up."
  • "Twitter has earned plenty of developer ire for its release of official products that will likely quash those offered by independent players in its historically vibrant developer community, and its policing of third-party applications that include the word "twit" or "tweet" has had plenty of opponents as well."
  • "So, this little twit is making a value judgment about two performers based on hearing only one song that one of them performed?"