Dictionary.com knows how to deliver a subtweet, which it defines as "a hostile or otherwise negative post ... about a particular person but [that] does not mention the person's username."
The website often tweets the meaning of whatever word is taking over the news each day. And in the wake of President Trump's much-derided Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, that word was "traitor."
Dictionary.com didn't name any names, but its replies lit up with users who thought this tweet referred to a particular president. And for those tired of calling Trump's summit with Putin a "disaster," Thesaurus.com offered some alternatives:
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The dictionary site's most-visited definitions were also remarkably reflective of the national mood. Trending on Monday were "proliferation" — as in nuclear proliferation — and "collusion" — that thing Trump insists his campaign didn't do with Russia.
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