subtweet

A subtweet is such a common thing that it has entered the English lexicon. The term itself has a very specific meaning according to Oxford Living Dictionaries: (on the social media application Twitter) a post that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism. ‘while he didn’t include Smith’s Twitter handle, that didn’t stop Smith from seeing the post, taking umbrage, and firing off a subtweet of his own’ [Read More]