Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of twitter.
  • n. The act of producing chirping sounds, or twitters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who, or that which, twitters.
  • n. A slight nervous excitement or agitation, such as is caused by desire, expectation, or suspense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chirping of birds; also, any series of small, clear, intermitted sounds resembling the notes of a bird.
  • n. A quivering; a flutter; a state of tremulous excitement indicative of alarm, suspense, desire, etc.

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  • thanks gangerh, that was supposed to be "hope" indeed.

    April 28, 2008

  • Hoplessness?

    April 28, 2008

  • "...after the hundred and eightieth all twittering is to be treated as a sign of hopelessness." Alasdair Gray, Lanark, 1981

    April 28, 2008