Etymology
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tweet (n.)

1845, imitative of the sound made by a small bird. As a verb by 1872. Related: Tweeted; tweeting. As the word for what one does on the Twitter microblogging service, by 2007.

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Definitions of tweet
1
tweet (v.)
make a weak, chirping sound;
the small bird was tweeting in the tree
Synonyms: twirp
tweet (v.)
squeeze tightly between the fingers;
Synonyms: pinch / squeeze / twinge / nip / twitch
2
tweet (n.)
a weak chirping sound as of a small bird;
From wordnet.princeton.edu