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in a twit

slang Very nervous, distressed, or upset. Don't get in a twit just because you don't think your job interview went well. I told Mom that we'll get there on time, but she's totally in a twit about us leaving behind schedule.
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twit

1. slang A stupid and irritating person; an unbearable fool. How in the heck did he get promoted to Regional Manager? That twit can barely manage his own inbox! Stop worrying about what some twits on social media are saying about your book.
2. slang A state of nervous or frantic excitement, anxiety, or confusion. Used especially in the phrase "in(to) a twit." The whole town has been in a twit over the proposed demolition of the historic building. She always gets herself into a twit whenever exam time comes rolling around. I don't understand why people get in such a twit over these movies. They're so dumb!

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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And their travelling audience seemed glad of the distraction as the Twits danced their way down the escalators.
Culinary eccentrics Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, whose Dinner At The Twits event the beer accompanies, will also be treating guests to a live wormery to mirror the "spaghetti" supper favoured by Mr Twit, along with a bird pie with feet and claws sticking out of the crust and fruit vodka with a scented helium balloon chaser.
POLICE are in the running for an honour dubbed the Golden Twits.
I won't seek to restate the obvious but will simply ask this question: how is it that we turfed out one bunch of politically-correct twits at the last election only to find them replaced by another set of politically-correct twits?
This voucher entitles the bearer to a FREE The Twits audio CD.
Four of Dahl's creations - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Twits and The BFG - are in the top 10.
Four of Dahl's creations -Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Twits and The BFG -are in the top ten.
ROALD Dahl's The Twits is an enchanting tale for children and adults alike.
The view of Belgravia from the Belgraves and, inset, The Twits on stage and some of the rooms inside the hotel
Years one and two focused on the book The Twits. As a class they made roly poly birds, Mr Twit beards and a fantastic adjective word bank.
1 The Twits Mr and Mrs Twit never wash, and they live in a smelly old caravan.
But today she is recreating her uncanny impression of nasty child-hating Mrs Twit - the uglier half of author Roald Dahl's prankster couple, The Twits.