Wink Synonyms

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Synonyms for Wink

To flash on and off; twinkle or glimmer
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To wink or blink; (of certain animals) to close the nictating membrane. [from 18th c.]
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To wink.
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To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
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To behave as though romantically or sexually attracted to someone, often, specif., without serious intentions or emotional commitment
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To flirt with (someone) by making obvious glances.
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To hit with a bat.
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To telephone a person, only allowing the phone to ring once, in order to request a call back.
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To move with a quick, light, wavering motion
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To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
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To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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At once; instantly.
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(Chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
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To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
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Glance is defined as to look at quickly.
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To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
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To shine by reflection with a sparkling luster:
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To be reflected as a sparkling or glistening light:
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To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
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To shine with a subdued flickering light:
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To be reflected in small flashes of light:
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An act or instance of winking or blinking; a wink, a blink
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A sharp snapping sound, such as the report of a firearm.
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A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
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A brief, unspecified amount of time.
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The SI unit of time, defined as the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of radiation corresponding to the transition between two hyperfine levels of caesium-133 in a ground state at a temperature of absolute zero and at rest; one-sixtieth of a minute.
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A very short period of time; an instant:
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The act of blinking.
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A jiffy.
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(Physics) The time taken for light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum (sometimes one foot, or sometimes the width of a nucleon)
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A mark on any scale of measurement; a unit of measurement.
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A coruscating; sparkling
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A small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle.
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To overlook is defined as to look at from a high place, or to miss something by mistake or on purpose.
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A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
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To pass or get rid of by sleeping:
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To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely.
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a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
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a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
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The act of one who winks.
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(Idiomatic) A very short period of time.
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The general nature of the heart's contractions or the rate at which they occur:
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A fraction of a second
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An instant; a very short time.
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force to go away by blinking
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(Informal) To pry or rout from cover, secrecy, etc.
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To close one eye
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To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
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Words Related to Wink

To petition again.
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To go and look:
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To carry on; persist in:
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To start to burn; be ignited or kindled:
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A biological insulation garment; an air-tight, full-body suit intended to prevent the spread of contaminants.
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(Uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
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(Idiomatic) A short sleep, an extra sleep, a nap.
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Synonym Study

  • Blink implies a rapid series of such movements, usually performed involuntarily and with the eyes half-shut to blink in the harsh sunlight
  • Wink usually implies a usually deliberate movement in the quick closing and opening of one or both eyelids one or more times he winked at her knowingly
Find another word for wink. In this page you can discover 69 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wink, like: blink, nictate, nictitate, nictitation, spangle, flirt, make-eyes-at, bat, connive at, flash and flicker.