twitter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “twitter” in the English Dictionary

"twitter" in British English

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twitterverb [I]

uk   /ˈtwɪt.ər/  us   /ˈtwɪt̬.ɚ/

twitter verb [I] (BIRD)

(of a ​bird) to make a ​series of ​short, high ​sounds: I was ​woken up by a ​bird twittering just ​outside my ​window.

twitter verb [I] (PERSON)

to ​talkquickly and ​nervously in a high ​voice, saying very little of ​importance or ​interest: She comes in here when I'm ​trying to ​work and just twitters on about nothing.
noun [C] uk   us  

Twitternoun [U]

uk   /ˈtwɪt.ər/  us   /ˈtwɪt̬.ɚ/ trademark
a ​website where ​people or ​organizations can ​publishshortremarks or ​pieces of ​information, and where you can ​seeinformationpublished by ​people or ​organizations that you ​choose: I always ​read her ​column, and I follow her on Twitter.
(Definition of twitter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Twitter™" in Business English

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Twitter™noun [U]

uk   us   trademark COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET
a ​socialwebsite on the ​internet for communicating with ​people quickly
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(Definition of Twitter™ from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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