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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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