[ US /ˈwɪŋk/ ]
[ UK /wˈɪŋk/ ]
NOUN
  1. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  2. 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
  3. closing one eye quickly as a signal
VERB
  1. signal by winking
    She winked at him
  2. briefly shut the eyes
    The TV announcer never seems to blink
  3. gleam or glow intermittently
    The lights were flashing
  4. keep back by blinking
    blink away tears
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How To Use wink In A Sentence

  • It was almost like my old dad was winking at me to help me notice him.
  • Or better if you know how to fix it ... * wink wink** nudge nudge* burnkryten Diary Entry
  • Winky luved tu drinking frum deh water fawsitt…. she liking hur wadder fresh…it wuz a sinky-drinky fur deh winky-binky. Like the new bowl. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • He said the unsayable and the unthinkable but with a twinkle. Times, Sunday Times
  • A great deal of the nudge-nudge wink-wink routine by the young upwardly mobile male executives was the usual response to her presence.
  • So I cringe when a local newsperson shoves a microphone in the face of some young 95-pound twink (Straight Translation: a twink is a skinny homosexual with a lot of moxie). Max Mutchnick: Where Is My Martin Luther Queen?
  • The look should be tough, not twinkly, so apply dark colours in a slapdash way. Times, Sunday Times
  • He told her with a wink as he gestured for her to come inside.
  • He winks out of the corner of his eye at me and says, 'Your old daddy is tough isn't he?' and shows me the end of his thumb calloused and hard as the knurl of white oak; only fire could clean it to the original skin. Confessions of Boyhood
  • Steven glanced at me, his eyes once again twinkling.
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