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‘Covfefe’: Donald Trump spawns a new word with an apparently unfinished tweet

‘Covfefe’: Trump spawns a new word with an apparently unfinished tweet
WATCH ABOVE: A midnight tweet from President Donald Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term "covfefe."

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to be on the cusp of an anti-press tweet on Tuesday night.

Then he produced this.

It’s difficult to discern what Trump was trying to say — one person on Twitter suggested he meant to type “coverage.”

WATCH: Sean Spicer reacts to Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet

Sean Spicer reacts to Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet
Sean Spicer reacts to Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet

But that didn’t stop social media users from turning #covfefe into a hashtag, or otherwise mocking the apparent mistake.

One user suggested “covfefe” was what Bill Murray’s character whispered to Scarlett Johansson at the end of the film Lost in Translation.

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Another put it in “cowbell’s” place, in a reference to a famous clip from Saturday Night Live.

One user posted “covfefe” as a word that Kellyanne Conway might have said:

Someone else put the word in former U.S. president John F. Kennedy’s mouth:

Another user suggested it might make a good name for a Pokemon:

With Twin Peaks back on TV, someone couldn’t help making this reference:

Somebody else felt the term was more appropriate to Charlie from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

And few high-trending hashtags appear on Twitter without at least one reference to The Simpsons.

Trump has since deleted the tweet in question but sent an apparent follow-up early Wednesday morning.

“Who can figure out the true meaning of “covfefe” ??? Enjoy!” the president asked.

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As of Wednesday morning, “covfefe” remained Twitter’s top trending word, or term or topic –whatever “covfefe” is.