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Nitwit vs. Twit

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Nitwitnoun

(informal) A scatterbrained or stupid person.

Twitverb

(transitive) To reproach, blame; to ridicule or tease.

Nitwitnoun

a stupid incompetent person

Twitverb

To ignore or killfile (a user on a bulletin board system).

Twitnoun

A reproach, gibe or taunt.

Twitnoun

A foolish or annoying person.

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Twitnoun

A person who twitters i.e. chatters inanely (see usage notes)

Twitverb

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 Christians with.’; ‘Æsop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss.’;

Twitnoun

someone who is regarded as contemptible

Twitnoun

aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Twitverb

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’;

Twitnoun

a silly or foolish person.

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Twitnoun

a state of agitation or nervous excitement

‘we're in a twit about your visit’;

Twitverb

tease or taunt (someone), especially in a good-humoured way

‘her playmates could not twit her about her pigtail’;

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