Definitions of blinking

  1. ( used of persons) informal intensifiers; " what a bally ( or blinking) nuisance"; " a bloody fool"; " a crashing bore"; " you flaming idiot"
  2. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  3. closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly; " he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"

Usage examples for blinking

  1. It was stunned, and stood blinking as if trying to locate the danger. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  2. For an hour he had sat where he was, looking out at his captor and blinking at the brilliant sunshine. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  3. Dr. Harpe stumbled blinking into the light. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  4. The stranger stood for an instant blinking, half astonished; then the memory of his rendezvous at break of day brought back his irritation at the delay. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  5. " Oh, yes," said Asa, blinking his white lashes. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine