What does subtweet mean?

Subliminal tweet

A tweet that is directed at somebody for negative reasons but done subliminally so the recipient doesn't know that he is being targeted; removes the @ in front of the person's handle so he isn't directly tweeted at; a passive-aggressive way to attack other tweeple; can be used as a noun or a verb.


George needs to stop subtweeting me and just come at me, I'm sick of his pussyfooting.

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Updated September 24, 2014

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