Tweet definition

twēt
A weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird.
noun
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To write a tweet on Twitter.
verb
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(intransitive, Internet) To post an update to Twitter.
verb
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The definition of a tweet is a status update consisting of 140 characters or less on Twitter.

An example of tweet is someone typing that they are "going out for pizza" in their "What's Happening?" text box on Twitter.

noun
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A message posted on Twitter. Tweets are limited to 140 characters.
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To utter a weak chirping sound.
verb
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Used to signify or imitate such a sound.
interjection
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To make such a sound.
verb
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The sound of a bird; any short high-pitched sound or whistle.
noun
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(Internet) An entry posted on the microblogging service Twitter.
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(intransitive) To make a short high-pitched sound, like that of certain birds.
verb
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The thin, chirping sound of a small bird.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tweet
Plural:
tweets

Origin of tweet

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Onomatopoeic of the sound made by a bird.

    From Wiktionary