Definition of twitcher in English:


Line breaks: twitch¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪtʃə


  • 1A person or thing that twitches.
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    • Turns out I'm a big twitcher, too, and this may explain why the dog has stopped sleeping in our bed.
    • The nail-biter, hair-twirler, foot-tapper, chain-smoker, or twitcher rarely gets past one interview.
  • 2British informal A birdwatcher whose main aim is to collect sightings of rare birds.
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    • Botanists, twitchers and wildlife-watchers in Scotland say last week's record-breaking heatwave fooled numerous species into believing winter had already passed.
    • The Scilly Isles as a whole attract a great deal of unusual birds and crowds of twitchers (themselves as odd a sight as any rare bird) are not uncommon.
    • Who ever heard of a twitcher leaving his mobile phone on when bird watching?

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