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.