verb, twitted, twitting, noun
-- verb (t)
1. to taunt, gibe at, or banter by references to anything embarrassing.
2. to reproach or upbraid.
3. the act of twitting.
4. a derisive reproach; taunt; gibe.
[aphetic var. of obs. atwite, ME atwiten, OE ętwitan taunt, from ęt- AT + witan blame]
-- twitter, noun