noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1768 a chirping note • tweet intransitive verb

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  • Tweet — [tvi:t], der, selten: das; s, s [engl. tweet = das Zwitschern] (EDV): getwitterte Nachricht …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • tweet — tweet·er; tweet; …   English syllables

  • tweet — /tweet/, n. 1. a weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird. v.i. 2. to make such a sound. [1835 45; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • tweet — [ twit ] noun count the short high sound that a small bird makes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tweet — 1845, imitative of the sound made by a small bird. As a verb by 1872. Related: Tweeted; tweeting. As the word for what one does on the Twitter microblogging service, by 2007 …   Etymology dictionary

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