Definition of twitter:
swelter, waffle, chuckle, caw, cry, birdsong, hee-haw, alight, chitter, shiver, stew, shake, pother, guffaw, lather, repetition, gab, cheep, fuss, quiver, swivet, sweat, hoot, peep, babble, giggle, horselaugh, huff, quake, laughter, whistle, beat, fluster, cachinnation, cock-a-doodle-doo, cackle, boff, gas, tremble, chortle, shudder, quaver, cluck, brood, quack, tizzy, flap, boffola, chirrup, jaw, talk through your hat, run off at the mouth, prattle, snigger, dither, cuckoo, belly laugh, coo, song, vibrate, shriek, gossip, snicker, chatter, chirp, titter.
- "A Second Book of Operas", Henry Edward Krehbiel.
- "The Happy Foreigner", Enid Bagnold.
To be sure, they would not often stay with us, if we did not confine them in cages; but they seem perfectly at home in their little wire houses, and sing and twitter with as much glee as if they were flying about in the woods of their native land- or rather, of the native land of their forefathers, for most of our canary- birds were born in the midst of civilization and in cages.- "Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy", Frank Richard Stockton.