Twit"ter intransitive verb
; of imitative origin; cf. G. zwitschern
, OHG. zwizzirn
, D. kwetteren
, Sw. qwitra
, Dan. quiddre
. Cf. Titter
imperfect & past participle Twittered ; present participle & verbal noun Twittering
- To make a succession of small, tremulous, intermitted noises.
The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed.
- To make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter; to giggle.
- Perhaps influenced by twitch. To have a slight trembling of the nerves; to be excited or agitated.