- The word twit is defined as an acronym meaning "That's what I thought."
An example of twit is what you'd text in response to a person who's given you the answer you'd already guessed.
- The definition of a twit is a silly or foolish person.
A girl who says dumb things all the time is an example of a twit.
Origin: aphetic from Middle English atwiten, to twit from Old English ætwitan from æt, at plush witan, to accuse, akin to witan, to know: see wise
- the act of twitting
- a reproach or taunt
Origin: from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin: from twitter
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transitive verb twit·ted, twit·ting, twits
- The act or an instance of twitting.
- A reproach, gibe, or taunt.
- Slang A foolishly annoying person.
Origin: Short for obsolete atwite, from Middle English atwiten, from Old English ǽtwītan : ǽt, at; see at 1 + wītan, to reproach; see weid- in Indo-European roots.
- twitˈter noun