subtweet - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed; also to post a tweet that mentions someone without naming them at all although it is clear who is being referred to

    If I were to subtweet my boss, Jemima, some people would deem it subtweeting if I wrote: “Jemima Kiss eats too much salt”.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/07/2014