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English noun: twit

1. twit (person) someone who is regarded as contemptible

Synonymstwerp, twirp

Broader (hypernym)simple, simpleton

2. twit (act) aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Synonymstaunt, taunting

Broader (hypernym)aggravation, irritation, provocation

English verb: twit

1. twit (communication) harass with persistent criticism or carping

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymsbait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bemock, mock

Narrower (hyponym)banter, barrack, chaff, flout, gibe, jeer, jolly, josh, kid, scoff

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