Meaning of “tweet” in the English Dictionary

"tweet" in English

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tweetnoun [ C ]

uk /twiːt/ us /twiːt/ informal

tweetverb

uk /twiːt/ us /twiːt/

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 ] 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Tweet" in Business English

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Tweetnoun [ C ]

uk us COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET

a message put on Twitter to let people know what you are doing, thinking, feeling, etc.:

The programme received over 20,000 tweets on the issue.

Tweetverb [ I or T ]

uk us COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET

to communicate on Twitter using quick short messages:

Many famous people tweet regularly.
tweeter
noun [ C ]

Tweeters vented their anger about the drastic cuts in public spending.

(Definition of “Tweet” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)