Definition of Twitterati in English:

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Pronunciation: /twɪtəˈrɑːti/

plural noun

Users of Twitter, especially those who post frequently and have a large number of followers: her post was retweeted by various members of the Twitterati I have seldom seen the Twitterati so united in their contempt for one man
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  • Others added their own rosters of local Twitterati in the comments.
  • Applications are the graphical ad unit of the future and if done correctly, will be accepted by the Twitterati.
  • YouGov surveyed 2,024 adults, of whom more than 200 use Twitter, and compared the views and characteristics of the Twitterati with those of the sample as a whole.


Early 21st century: from Twitter, the proprietary name of the social media service, on the pattern of literati, glitterati, etc..

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