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English definition of “tweet”

tweet

noun [C] uk   /twiːt/ informal us  

tweet noun [C] (BIRD)

a short, high sound made by a bird

tweet noun [C] (SOCIAL MEDIA)

trademark a short remark or piece of information published on Twitter

tweet

verb uk   /twiːt/ us  

tweet verb (BIRD)

[I] When a bird tweets, it makes a short, high sound: We could hear the baby birds tweeting.

tweet verb (SOCIAL MEDIA)

[I or T] trademark to publish a short remark or piece of information on Twitter™: He tweeted that he was just about to meet the president.
(Definition of tweet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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