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Definition of Twit

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instance of teasing or taunting, gibe; place of weakness in a thread of yarn; stupid person, silly person, fool (Colloquial); pregnant goldfish
tease, taunt
Twit Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood.
  
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twit
\twit\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. twitted; p. pr. & vb. n. twitting.] [oe. atwiten, as. ?twītan to reproach, blame; ?t at + wītan to reproach, blame; originally, to observe, see, hence, to observe what is wrong (cf. the meanings of e. animadvert; akin to g. verweisen to censure, ohg. firwīzan, goth. traweitan to avenge, l. videre to see. see vision, wit.] to vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood. this these scoffers twitted the christian with. ?sop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss.
twit
n
1. someone who is regarded as contemptible [syn: twerp, twirp]


2. aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing [syn: taunt, taunting]
v : harass with persistent criticism or carping; "the children teased the new teacher"; "don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "his fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, rally, ride]




ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
fool, an airhead, dipstick What a twit! He thinks a busboy is a kid who rides the bus!
English Idioms WM 1.3a
fool, an airhead, dipstick 
What a twit! He thinks a busboy is a kid who rides the bus!
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Dannod = v. to reproach; to upbraid; to twit
Anagram
  witt
Australian Slang
fool; twerp
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. someone who is regarded as contemptible
(synonym) twerp, twirp
(hypernym) simpleton, simple
2. aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
(synonym) taunt, taunting
(hypernym) aggravation, irritation, provocation
(derivation) tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, rally, ride

Verb
1. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
(synonym) tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, rally, ride
(hypernym) mock, bemock
(hyponym) jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe
(derivation) taunt, taunting
Twit Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Twit may refer to:
  • TWiT.tv, a netcast network
    • This Week in Tech, a netcast on the TWiT.tv network
  • The Twits, a children's book by Roald Dahl
  • William "Twit" Scuttle, a fictional character; in the List of The Deptford Mice characters

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TWiT.tv, which is the operating trade name of TWiT LLC, is a podcast (although TWiT uses the term "netcast") network founded by technology broadcaster and author Leo Laporte and run by his wife and company CEO Lisa Laporte. The network began operation in April 2005 with the launch of This Week in Tech. Security Now was the second podcast on the network, debuting in August of that year. Currently, the network hosts twenty-two podcasts and live streaming shows, including The Tech Guy, This Week in Tech, Security Now, FLOSS Weekly, MacBreak Weekly, Tech News Today, Tech News 2Night, and 15 other podcasts covering various topics including technology companies, computer security, social networking, and current technology news.

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This Week in Tech–casually referred to as TWiT , and briefly known as Revenge of the Screen Savers–is the weekly flagship podcast and namesake of the TWiT.tv network. It is hosted by Leo Laporte and many other former TechTV employees and currently produced by Jason Howell. It features round-table discussions and debates surrounding current technology news and reviews, with a particular focus on consumer electronics and the Internet. TWiT is produced in the TWiT "brickhouse" studios in Petaluma, California, USA, as of 24 July 2011, a few blocks away from the former TWiT "cottage", where it was produced for over 6 years. The netcast is streamed live on Sundays at 3:00 P.M. PST.

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