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in a twit

upset; frantic. She's all in a twit because she lost her keys. Pete was in a twit and was quite rude to us.
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in a twit

mod. upset; frantic. She’s all in a twit because she lost her keys.
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twit

1. n. a nervous or frantic state. The twit I was in made me seem sort of silly, I’m afraid.
2. n. a stupid person. (Also a term of address.) What a yuppie twit!
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He wore a double-breasted suit, bowler hat, and suede shoes and carried a rolled umbrella for the publicity photos while TwiT ggy appeared in a patterned frock over shorts and stockings and an oversized watch on her ankle.
Before doing so, he reached out to TWiT's then-vice president of engineering, Colleen Kelly, for permission.
Evident throughout the story of the birth of Edward Twit is the supportive structure provided by the original text; Edward is mean as well, the Twits live unhappily ever after and they continue to play nasty tricks on one another.
The fact that the acronym created from this was TWiT was, I'm uh ...
Although senior leaders have remained silent on such objectionable twit, RPP chairman Kamal Thapa has strongly condemned such a remark by an Indian MP.
40ft Brewery, which is based in a large shipping container near Hackney, came up with bizarre idea - dubbed Mr Twit's Odious Ale - to accompany a "gloriously gruesome interactive theatrical dining experience" being staged in honour of the Cardiff-born children's author underneath Waterloo station between September 4 and October 30.
Sarasota, FL, June 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Luxury real estate agent Shayla Twit of RE/MAX Alliance Group was recently featured in the book, "Top Agent: Stories of Success From Industry Leading Real Estate Professionals (Volume 1)," by Keith M.
How they allowed a posh twit previously regarded as a gure of fun to muscle in on their party, setting up a fringe political group as a contender.
Chief Twit (if that is the correct term) is Lady Gaga who has 27,669,594 people worldwide gasping on her every thought and action.
How ironic, then, that he should vent his Twit: Jeremy Clarkson.
Earlier this week, he was described as an upper-class twit by Labour.
Politician and journalist Boris Johnson was called a "self-centred, pompous twit" during his controversial visit to Liverpool today.
Tory twit Johnson sent Japanese schoolboy Toki Sekiguchi, 10, flying in a game of street rugby on a visit to Tokyo.
Sarasota, FL, June 11, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Luxury real estate specialist Shayla Twit of RE/MAX Alliance Group will be a featured agent in the August 2015 issue of Top Agent magazine, which recognizes leading agents in the United States, Europe and Canada, including a number of agents from the Million Dollar Listing New York and Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles television shows.
The Twits, focussing on Mr and Mrs Twit and their disgusting way of life, makes much of the fact that Mr Twit has a beard which is dirty and has bits of food clinging to it.