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Another word for wink

Verb
  1. To open and close the eyes rapidly

  2. See also:

    see

    repetition

  3. To shine with intermittent gleams

  4. See also:

    light

    continue

Another word for wink

Noun
  1. A brief closing of the eyes

  2. See also:

    see

Idioms:

    wink at

  1. To pretend not to see

Another word for wink

Verb
  1. To twinkle

  2. See also:

    flash

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