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Definition of wink:

  1. A hint given by shutting the eye with a significant cast.
  2. The act of closing, or closing and opening, the eyelids quickly; hence, the time necessary for such an act; a moment.
  3. To avoid taking notice, as if by shutting the eyes; to connive at anything; to be tolerant; - generally with at.
  4. To be dim and flicker; as, the light winks.
  5. To cause ( the eyes) to wink.
  6. To close and open the eyelids quickly; to nictitate; to blink.
  7. To give a hint by a motion of the eyelids, often those of one eye only.
  8. To nod; to sleep; to nap.
  9. To shut the eyes quickly; to close the eyelids with a quick motion.

Synonyms:

second, flare, glimmer, New York minute, nictitate, flash bulb, dart, ostentation, light, nictitation, heartbeat, split second, beat, continue, be blind to, flash, flashgun, pulsation, flicker, look the other way, turn a blind eye to, blink, winkle, make eyes at, repetition, fanfare, glitter, trice, shimmer, coruscate, see, nictation, instant, minute, connive at, squint, flashing, ostentate, spangle, ignore, eye blink, blinking, flash lamp, flirt, flaunt, blink away, flashbulb, winking, newsflash, glisten, glint, shoot, sparkle, glister, blink of an eye, nictate, bat, moment, jiffy, pass over, newsbreak, glance, twinkling, news bulletin, scud, show off, gleam, dash, winkle out, disregard, twinkle, pulse, swank, photoflash, scoot, scintillate.

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