v. taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults
Let Pete twit his day away, just makes him look as smart as he is; not very.
Sentence in Classic:
Mell had taken me to see; and I was always afraid that Steerforth would let it out, and twit him with it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He is not easily astonished, he is still less easily terrified, he makes songs on superstitions, he takes the wind out of exaggerations, he twits mysteries, he thrusts out his tongue at ghosts, he takes the poetry out of stilted things, he introduces caricature into epic extravaganzas.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Mary Kinglsey insisted on lending her her watch till recess, and Jenny Snow, a satirical young lady, who had basely twitted Amy upon her limeless state, promptly buried the hatchet and offered to furnish answers to certain appalling sums.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context