tweet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “tweet” in the English Dictionary

"tweet" in British English

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tweetnoun [C]

uk   us   /twiːt/ informal

tweet noun [C] (BIRD)

a ​short, high ​sound made by a ​bird

tweet noun [C] (SOCIAL MEDIA)

trademark a ​shortremark or ​piece of ​informationpublished on Twitter


uk   us   /twiːt/

tweet verb (BIRD)

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

tweet verb (SOCIAL MEDIA)

[I or T] trademark to ​publish a ​shortremark or ​piece of ​information on Twitter™: He tweeted that he was just about to ​meet the ​president.
(Definition of tweet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Tweet™" in Business English

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Tweet™noun [C]

uk   us   trademark COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET
a ​message put on Twitter™ to ​letpeople know what you are doing, ​thinking, ​feeling, etc.: The ​programme received over 20,000 Tweets on the ​issue.

Tweet™verb [I or T]

to communicate on Twitter™ using quick ​shortmessages: Many famous ​people Tweet ​regularly.
noun [C]
Tweeters vented their anger about the ​drasticcuts in ​publicspending.
(Definition of Tweet™ from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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