twit

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twit1 / twit/ • n. inf. a silly or foolish person. DERIVATIVES: twit·tish adj. twit2 • v. (twit·ted , twit·ting ) [tr.] dated tease or taunt (someone), esp. in a good-humored way. • n. [in sing.] a state of nervous excitement: we're in a twit about your visit.