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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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The Irish ranchers twitted me good-naturedly on my exploit, and patted me on the back until I felt that I had done something heroic.
Cecily had nudged her, so she had probably remembered the Story Girl's threat that she would never tell another story if she was ever twitted with the pudding she had made from sawdust.
Cooky's sharpening his knife for Hump," was being whispered about among the sailors, and some of them twitted him about it.
Expressing his sentiments on social website he twitted this is very said day for Muslim Ummah as no act can be more vicious and abominable than attack on Madina Munawwara.
The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on March 23 that "Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Saturday twitted activists for their silence on the country's territorial dispute with China, while they loudly protest the Philippines' new defense cooperation agreement with the United States.
NNA -The Greek-Orthodox law won't pass, since it contradicts the essence and spirit of Lebanese existence and confessional peaceful coexistence, Prime Minister Najib Mikati twitted today.