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Definition of the noun tweet

What does tweet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tweets

  1. a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic word: chirp = a sharp sound made by small birds or insects

Alternative definition of the noun tweet


  1. The sound of a bird; any short high-pitched sound or whistle.
  2. [Internet] An entry posted on the microblogging service Twitter; can be a post or status update.

Definition of the verb tweet

What does tweet mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: tweeted | tweeting | tweets

  1. make a weak, chirping sound
  2. squeeze tightly between the fingers
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of tweet: nip / pinch / squeeze / twinge / twitch
    • more generic word: grip = hold fast or firmly
    • more specific words:
      • goose = pinch in the buttocks
      • tweak = pinch or squeeze sharply


  1. Tweet: Charlene Keys, known by the stage name Tweet, is an American soul/neo soul singer-songwriter.
    • also known as Charlene L. Keys, Charlene Keys, Freakyman
    • born on (44 years ago) in Rochester, child of Shirley Keys and Tom Keys
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Singer, guitarist, singer-songwriter
    • parent of Tashawna
    • genres: Neo soul, Soul music, Hip hop soul, Acoustic music, Contemporary R&B
    • albums: "Southern Hummingbird", "It’s Me Again", "Oops (Oh My)", "Love, Tweet", "The Dresden Soul Symphony", "Turn da Lights Off", "Simply Tweet"
    • filmography: "Honey"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to BET Award for Best New Artist
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist
        • nominated to Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist
        • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist
  2. Tweet a.k.a. Raphael Brown is a member of the musical group Next.

There are other people with in their name, like David Tweet, Jonathan Tweet, Raphael Tweet Brown and Raphael "Tweet" Brown.


"Tweet" is a musical album of The Limeybirds.

  • released on (11 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tweet

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Google previewTwitter API (2009)

Up and Running by Kevin Makice

Deleting a tweet is a practice that should be discouraged. Part of the value of Twitter is that it provides a long-term record of the little things we do and say, including the mistakes. Although there will almost certainly be times when you will need ...

Google previewThe New Digital Shoreline (2012)

How Web 2.0 and Millennials Are Revolutionizing Higher Education by Roger McHaney

A tweet is a text message displayed on the sender's profile page and delivered to subscribers via the Twitter website, instant messaging, SMS, RSS, email, or an application such as Facebook (Wikipedia, 2008a). Figure 4.7 Camtasia Studio ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Ipad and Iphone App Development (2010)

by Troy Brant

The app you will build is called Tweet, a Twitter app that simply displays a user's latest tweet. The interface has two views, which can be seen in the following screenshots: When the info button is tapped, the view flips to the backside, which ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

A tweet is, of course, a posting made on the social networking service Twitter. Each posting is in the form of a textbased message of up to 140 characters. To tweet is to create such a posting. Noun and verb both date to 2006. The verb has ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Online Education (2016)

by Steven L. Danver

Each status update, or “tweet,” is posted online in the public domain, viewable by anyone. The tweet displays the account holder's username and ...

Google previewBiteback Dictionary of Humorous Sporting Quotations (2013)

by Fred Metcalf

Lolo Jones, American Olympic hurdler, 2012,tweet Italy's innext building. Could hear shouts of joyfrom open windows when they won... Either that ortheir espresso machine finally got fixed. Lolo Jones, 2012, tweet To celebrate the closing of ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 (2006)

Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Charlie Clark

Tweet, tweet, tweet. 2. Substitute " cardinal,""bluejay,""robin," and so on for "bird." Kathy Kalmar, Macomb, Ml FINGERPLAYS, SONGS, & POEMS none TO do 1 . Recite the following rhyme, making the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (2013)

by Kerric Harvey

For instance, a tweet about President Barack Obama's speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention might use the hashtags #Obama and # DNC2012. Event organizers who know the value of social media will often create a hashtag ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration (2010)

by Wang, Victor C. X.

Twitter Since each “tweet” or update on ...

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English (1880)

Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects

Its chirp is monotonous, — tweet, tweet, tweet. The first notes of the nightingale are expected soon to follow, then those of the. cuckoo. Moore's Suffolk MS. Barley-bottles, s. Little bundles of barley in the straw, given to farm-horses. Barley -break ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

tweet. 1 Considering that this noun and verb onomatopoeically represent a highpitched birdcall, it is possibly surprising that both parts of speech are unknown before the 19c., though the interjection tweet, or more precisely Scots ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication, 4 Volume Set (2017)

by Craig Scott, Laurie Lewis

Specific guidelines • Think before your tweet. Understand that at all times you are representing ESPN, and Twitter (as with other social sites) offers the equivalent of a live microphone. Simple rule: if you wouldn't say it on the air or write it in a ...

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Its chirp is monotonous,--tweet, tweet, tweet. The first notes of the nightingale are expected soon to follow, then those of the cuckoo. Moore's Sufl'olk MS. BARLEY- BOTTLES, s. Little bundles of barley in the straw, given to farm-horses.

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Usage statistics about tweet

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb tweet:


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Quotes about Tweet

Birds tweet, and twitter
They are the unheard romance
In everyones heart. (Yuki Star Uzumaki)
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Scrabble value of T1W4E1E1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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