Twit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Twitting.] 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.
This these scoffers twitted the Christians with. --Tillotson.
Aesop minds men of their errors, without twitting them for what is amiss. --L'Estrange.
n 1: someone who is regarded as contemptible [syn: twerp, twirp]
2: aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing [syn: taunt,
v : 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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize,
tantalise, bait, taunt, rally, ride]
[also: twitting, twitted]