Synonyms for twitter

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He did not mind being awakened by the "twitter" of a milk cart.

Else would I call it the twitter of a wren that has flown over.

"It is a pity we can't chirp and twitter like birds," said Rendel.

An enchanted place with its flight and twitter of birds above the water.

I know all the birds say when they twitter and chirp, caw and coo, gobble and cluck.

My brother-in-law left us yesterday, and has put us all into a twitter.

And he has made me promise not to talk about it, and, therefore, all I can do is to be in a twitter.

As Voltaire's Letters, visibly in a twitter, still testify to us.

Well, I put the baby out to board with a family of the name of Twitter.

He heard the bleating of the ——s and the twitter of birds among the trees.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., twiteren, in reference to birds, of imitative origin (cf. Old High German zwizziron, German zwitschern, Danish kvidre, Old Swedish kvitra). The noun meaning "condition of tremulous excitement" is attested from 1670s. The microblogging service with the 140-character limit was introduced in 2006.

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nounnormal sound of animal
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