Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun twit

2 senses of twit

Sense 1
twerp, twirp, twit -- (someone who is regarded as contemptible)
       => simpleton, simple -- (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Sense 2
twit, taunt, taunting -- (aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing)
       => aggravation, irritation, provocation -- (unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb twit

1 sense of twit

Sense 1
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride -- (harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie")
       => mock, bemock -- (treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles")

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