how to pronounce twitter


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the above transcription of twitter is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

twitter is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of twitter in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… feeling of being on Twitter people are …”

meanings of twitter


  1. To twit; to reproach or upbraid.
  2. To tweet; to post an update to Twitter.
  3. To make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter; to giggle.
  4. To utter a succession of chirps.
  5. (of a person) To talk in an excited or nervous manner.
  6. To have a slight trembling of the nerves; to be excited or agitated.
  7. Alternative form of Twitter.


  1. A user account belonging to the above service.
  2. A slight trembling of the nerves.
  3. Unwanted flicker that occurs in interlaced displays when the image contains vertical detail that approaches the horizontal resolution of the video format.
  4. The sound of a succession of chirps as uttered by birds.
  5. A tremulous broken sound.


  1. An online social networking service that enables users to send and read short messages (280 characters; originally 140).

twitter frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word twitter occurs in english on average 60.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics twitter can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that twitter can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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