Definition of twitterpated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtwidərˌpādəd/


North American informal
1Infatuated or obsessed: Gus is still hopelessly twitterpated by Lee smiling into each other’s eyes, a seemingly twitterpated couple glided past
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  • The two talk for a bit and immediately become twitterpated.
  • The person you're all twitterpated over could turn out to be a jerk.
  • By this time Darcy is a little on the twitterpated side of desire.
1.1In a state of nervous excitement: CBS execs are twitterpated over this new idea
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  • Ok, I really need to get over being so freaking twitterpated and clean this apartment, write an article, work on a proposal, and turn off the TV.
  • Well folks I'm twitterpated, exasperated and surprisingly enough a little laminated so I'm hitting the bubbler and heading for bed. G'Night!
  • I'm confused and a little twitterpated.


1940s: from twitter + -pated 'having a head or mind of a specified kind' (from pate); popularized by the 1942 film Bambi.

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