Associations to the word «Twinkle»
TWINKLE, verb. (of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
TWINKLE, verb. (chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
TWINKLE, verb. To bat, blink or wink the eyes
TWINKLE, verb. To flit to and fro
TWINKLE, noun. A sparkle or glimmer of light
TWINKLE, noun. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
TWINKLE, noun. A flitting movement
TWINKLE IN ONE'S FATHER'S EYE, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) (humorous) A notional look of anticipation or hope (either for sex or a child) in one's father's eyes at or around the time of one's conception.
TWINKLE TOES, noun. (slang) Someone with extraordinary footwork
TWINKLE, noun. A rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash.
TWINKLE, noun. Merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes".
TWINKLE, verb. Gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing".
TWINKLE, verb. Emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?".
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