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twit 1

Saltos de línea: twit

sustantivo

informal , chiefly British
A silly or foolish person.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Both camps, according to White House insiders, are silly twits.
  • He thought of them as the lowest of low in the class known as CTJN class, the ‘creeps, twits, jerks and nerds’ class.
  • While I'd seen my fair share of mediocre upper middle-class twits leapfrog their contemporaries, I really believed that the results-driven media game was largely a meritocracy.

Derivados

twittish

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Pronunciación: /ˈtwɪtɪʃ/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Those who report on Washington, write columns or work on editorials are among the most twittish.
  • I think what you didn't realize is how twittish and silly your non-helpful post is in a group like this.
  • By the way, since you responded: Shall I take this as a sign that you are a twittish loser?

Origen

1930s (earlier dialect, in the sense 'talebearer'): perhaps from twit2.

Más
  • The kind of twit that is a silly or foolish person dates only from the 1930s and comes from an English dialect use that meant ‘a tale-bearer’. It may come from twit in the sense ‘to tease or taunt someone, especially in a good-humoured way’, which is a shortening of Old English ætwītan ‘reproach with’.

Palabras que riman con twit

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twit 2 Saltos de línea: twit

verbo (twits, twitting, twitted)

[with object] informal
Tease or taunt (someone), especially in a good-humoured way: her playmates could not twit her about her pigtail
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Three cheers therefore for the man, who a day later in The Times skilfully twitted his ignorant colleague.
  • I like to twit my family somewhat, as this will show.
  • A Rastafarian waving a flag twitted me as I pushed through the noisy crowd.

Origen

Old English ætwītan 'reproach with', from æt 'at' + wītan 'to blame'.

Más
  • The kind of twit that is a silly or foolish person dates only from the 1930s and comes from an English dialect use that meant ‘a tale-bearer’. It may come from twit in the sense ‘to tease or taunt someone, especially in a good-humoured way’, which is a shortening of Old English ætwītan ‘reproach with’.

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