Twitterati

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of twitter +‎ literati

Noun[edit]

Twitterati pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) People, particularly avid or frequent users, who use the microblogging service Twitter.
    • 2014 April 24, Alan Cowell, “At Pistorius trial, Twitterati have their day in court”, in The New York Times[1]:
      Sitting in the courtroom [] , their laptops and tablets propped before them, power cables snaking through convoluted adapters, the Twitterati have sight of witnesses at all times — the troubadours, or perhaps the tricoteuses, of the digital revolution.
    • 2018 July 14, Sarah Mervosh, “Trump Walks in Front of Queen Elizabeth, Causing Social Media Frenzy”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Queen Elizabeth II may not have been amused, but the Twitterati certainly were.