Associations to the word «Wink»

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Wiktionary

WINK, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To close one's eyes.
WINK, verb. (archaic) (intransitive) To turn a blind eye.
WINK, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion.
WINK, verb. (intransitive) To twinkle.
WINK, verb. (intransitive) To be dim and flicker.
WINK, verb. (transitive) To send an indication of agreement by winking.
WINK, noun. An act of winking (a blinking of only one eye), or a message sent by winking.
WINK, noun. A brief time; an instant.
WINK, noun. A brief period of sleep; especially forty winks.
WINK, noun. A disc used in the game of tiddlywinks.
WINK MURDER, noun. (games) A children's game in which a designated player attempts to wink at as many people as possible in order to "kill" them, without being caught by the player who has to find out who the murderer is.

Dictionary definition

WINK, noun. A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash".
WINK, noun. Closing one eye quickly as a signal.
WINK, noun. A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly.
WINK, verb. Signal by winking; "She winked at him".
WINK, verb. Gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing".
WINK, verb. Briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink".
WINK, verb. Force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears".

Wise words

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Alexander Pope