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1. A weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird.
2. A message posted on Twitter. Tweets are limited to 140 characters.
intr.v. tweet·ed, tweet·ing, tweets
1. To utter a weak chirping sound.
2. To write a tweet on Twitter.
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(Zoology) (often reiterated) an imitation or representation of the thin chirping sound made by small or young birds
1. (Zoology) (intr) to make this sound
2. to post a short message on the Twitter website
3. a thin chirping sound
4. a short message posted on the Twitter website
[C19: of imitative origin]
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1. a chirping sound, as of a small bird.v.i.
2. to chirp.
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Past participle: tweeted
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|Noun||1.||tweet - a weak chirping sound as of a small bird|
chirp - a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
|Verb||1.||tweet - make a weak, chirping sound; "the small bird was tweeting in the tree"|
|2.||tweet - squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"|
grip - hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
goose - pinch in the buttocks; "he goosed the unsuspecting girl"
tweak - pinch or squeeze sharply
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
tweet[ˈtwiːt] n → pépiement m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
tweet[twiːt] vi → cinguettare
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