Twit

Definition of Twit

v. t.1.To vex by bringing to notice, or reminding of, a fault, defect, misfortune, or the like; to revile; to reproach; to upbraid; to taunt; as, he twitted his friend of falsehood.
[imp. & p. p. Twitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Twitting.]
This these scoffers twitted the Christians with.
- Tillotson.
Æsop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss.
- L'Estrange.

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