twitterpated

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Etymology[edit]

twitter +‎ pated, i.e., having one's pate (head) in a twitter (confused). First used in the Disney movie Bambi (1942).[1]

Adjective[edit]

twitterpated (comparative more twitterpated, superlative most twitterpated)

  1. (Canada, US, informal) Smitten or love-struck; romantically infatuated.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:in love

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “twitterpated”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.