Tweet Terms – The Language of Twitter

twitter_logo_125x29Whats’ your favorite Twitter-ism?  I’ve asked some creative types to help me put together a glossary of twitter lexicon.
gianGianluigi Cuccureddu, A Web Marketing Strategist from the Netherlands, answered my question on & offered these essential twitter terms:

Dweet: Tweet sent while drunk
MisTweet: A tweet one later regrets.
SnapTweet: A tweet that includes a photo taken with a cell phone, uploaded to Flickr and posted to Twitter via
Twittcrastination: Procrastination brought on by Twitter use.
Twadd: To add someone as a friend or follower.
Twaigslist/Twebay: To sell something on Twitter.
TwinkedIn: Inviting friends made on Twitter to connect on LinkedIn.
Twittectomy: To remove someone from the list of people you follow.
Twitterati: The A-list twitterers everyone follows.
Twitterfly: Twitter’s version of a social butterfly, marked by the extreme use of @ signs.
Twitterlooing: Twittering from the bathroom.
Twitterpated: Overwhelmed with Twitter messages.
Twittfeinated, Twigged Out, Twired: To be so hyped up on twittering that you cannot sleep.
(Data: Twitter Fan Wiki)

kennethlim offered these at Additionary:

Bittersweet a tweet with a bitter note in it.

Twittersweet a tweet with a sweet note in it.

bishJonathan Bishop, an internet marketing strategist from Boston added:

Qwitter- Twitter Quitter
Spitter – Twitter Spam
Twat – Stupid Tweep
Twickle – Creepy Ego Boosting
Twitterverse – Everyone on Twitter

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2 thoughts on “Tweet Terms – The Language of Twitter

  1. Food and Wine Tweeters: “Twitter Fritter”, an off-topic (tasty) morsel served up as an “amuse” for both the tweeter and tweetee. Best limited to one serving per day

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