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addaword.gifdefinition of twagiarism

noun
plagiarism (=using somebody else's words as if they were your own) on Twitter
When Miss Universe contestant Vasuki Sunkavalli was discovered tweeting a journalist's political commentary as if the thoughts were her own, it wasn't long before she was accused of twagiarism.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/09/2011 12:36:00
Definition of twagiarism from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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