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Noun
Plural for the act of closing and opening one eye quickly
“I glanced over at him, and he gave me a wink. I returned the wink and told him that it was a done deal.”
Noun
Plural for a short, light sleep
“He'd like to shut his eyes for just a wink, but he didn't dare. They said that a fellow in the 32nd had been shot a week ago for going to sleep on duty.”
Noun
Plural for a very short period of time
“Bella Hadid is in town for just a wink, lending her star power to Fashion Week.”
Noun
Plural for a twinkling of light
“In the distance, he noticed the wink of a red light.”
Noun
Plural for an indication or sign of a situation
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Noun
Plural for a small disc used in the game of tiddlywinks
Noun
Plural for the act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion
Noun
Plural for fond look
Noun
Plural for a warning of danger
Noun
Plural for a small amount of something
Verb
To close and open one eye quickly
“Jason glanced in my direction, and I saw him wink quickly at me.”
Verb
To emanate or shoot forth light bursts
“The lights wink and there is a clap of thunder.”
Verb
To deliberately ignore (something that is generally frowned on)
“We wink at all this depravity, yet like to pretend that we are respectable.”
Verb
To move in a quivering way
Verb
To be an indication of
Verb
To use gestures to convey information or directions
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