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Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪtər; ˈtwɪtə(r)/

Translation of twitter in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [birds] gorjear
    Example sentences
    • It was nice and peaceful up there listening to the birds twittering and the sound of the stream.
    • Birds twittered merrily as they fluttered by and squirrels chattered as they raced up and down the limbs gathering nuts.
    • It's the first time we've lived anywhere bordering on rural and whereas in town we would get a fair few birds twittering away, here it's like living in an aviary.
    1.2 (in social networking) tuitear, twittear [criticized usage/uso criticado] 1.3 (chatter) [person] parlotear, cotorrear [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • ‘No, that would be you, Prime Minister,’ the high voice of the Prince twittered and circled about the human's ears.
    • She twittered and tweeted and seemed to move imperceptibly whilst standing completely still.
    Example sentences
    • Before long, he began twittering quickly then he stopped and produced a fortune out, handing it Cloud.
    • If she seeks to free women from domestic trivia, why twitter on about chintz?
    • There's a bit of nudging and jostling while they get comfortable on their roost, but then suddenly the twittering stops as though a conductor drops his baton after the final note, then silence.

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable

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