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in (or of) a twitter

Definition of in or of a twitter in English:

informal In a state of agitation or excitement: he was in a twitter and yelling for help
More example sentences
  • R.'s in a twitter about how the house ‘looks’ which means I have an appointment with the vacuum cleaner.
  • All of the household servants were in a twitter over the fact that she was finally home again, fussing over her like a child.
  • He was in a pitiable state of reaction, with every nerve in a twitter.
panic, frenzy, fluster, flutter, flurry, pother
informal tizz/tizzy, tiz-woz, state, sweat, stew, flap, dither
North American informal twit
See parent entry: twitter
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