subtweet

subtweet

A tweet (post on Twitter) that obviously criticizes or ridicules someone without including their name or Twitter handle. A subtweet is sometimes called a "subliminal tweet." I had a run-in with my sworn enemy today, so I definitely think that last subtweet of his is about me.
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Lovato wrote on Twitter on Sunday: "So far 21 Savage memes have been my favourite part of the Super Bowl." People immediately began calling her out, including rapper Offset, who sort of seemed to subtweet her with the post: "All the memes and s**t ain't funny when somebody going through some," reports eonline.com.
Twitter users will recognize "(https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subtweet) subtweet ," a term from 2009 that describes the act of saying something critical about another Twitter user without including their username in the tweet.
This is the 1980s poetry scene equivalent of what we would now call a "subtweet" or "vaguebook," calling out or throwing shade at a specific person without naming that person.
The two spent the song in various passionate and steamy embraces--stuff so hot it became a catalyst for Selena Gomez to write this subtweet.
subtweet: a post that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism.
Shortly after Swift's interview made headlines, Perry took to Twitter to subtweet her new foe.
Following Trump's inauguration and tumultuous start of his term 6 signing a few executive orders banning immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries, for example 6 the pontiff has taken to Twitter to subtweet his thoughts.
Minaj reportedly subtweeted Banks, saying: "#ManThese[People]Delirious."
In (http://jezebel.com/tlc-slams-rihanna-for-constant-nudity-rihanna-throws-s-1587017643) response , Rihanna typically reacted to TLC's slamming by changing her Twitter background to a picture of a topless TLC and then posted a series of stunning series of subtweets. In one tweet, Rihanna said, "When there's no changing the fact that I'm me, and they're well...they're them."