Definitions of wink

  1. To close and open the eyelids with a quick motion; to give a hint by the motion of the eyelids; to close the eyelids, and exclude the light; to bo dim. To wink at, to connive at; to tolerate; to overlook.
  2. To close and open ( the eyelids) quickly.
  3. To pretend not to see; as, to wink at wrong- doing.
  4. To cause ( the eyes) to wink.
  5. To cause to open and shut the eyelids quickly; to accomplish by opening and shutting the eyelids quickly.
  6. To nod; to sleep; to nap.
  7. To shut the eyes quickly; to close the eyelids with a quick motion.
  8. To close and open the eyelids quickly; to nictitate; to blink.
  9. To give a hint by a motion of the eyelids, often those of one eye only.
  10. To be dim and flicker; as, the light winks.
  11. To avoid taking notice, as if by shutting the eyes; to connive at anything; to be tolerant; - generally with at.
  12. To close and open the eyelid quickly; hint by the motion of the eyelid; to blink; to ignore or pass over; as, to wink at a wrong; to flicker or twinkle.
  13. To move the eyelids quickly: to give a hint by winking: to seem not to see, connive at ( so in B.): to be dim, to flicker.
  14. To shut and open the eyelids quickly; connive.
  15. gleam or glow intermittently; " The lights were flashing"
  16. briefly shut the eyes; " The TV announcer never seems to blink"
  17. force to go away by blinking; " blink away tears"
  18. To close and open the eyelids with a quick motion; to give a significant hint by a motion of the eyelids; to connive; to pretend not to see.
  19. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  20. a very short time ( as the time it takes to blink once); " if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
  21. To twinkle.
  22. The act of closing, or closing and opening, the eyelids quickly; hence, the time necessary for such an act; a moment.
  23. A hint given by shutting the eye with a significant cast.
  24. The act of opening and shutting the eyelid, especially of one eye; a hint thus given; the time required for one such act; an instant; a gleam or sparkle.
  25. Act of winking: a hint given by winking.
  26. Act of winking; hint given by winking.
  27. A nap.
  28. The time necessary for a wink.
  29. A twinkle.
  30. The act of closing and opening the eyelids quickly; a hint given by shutting the eye with a significant cast.
  31. The act of closing and opening the eyes with a quick motion; a hint given by a movement of the eyelids.
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