winking

[ UK /wˈɪŋkɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪŋkɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
ADJECTIVE
  1. closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
    he stood blinking in the bright sunlight
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How To Use winking In A Sentence

  • It was almost like my old dad was winking at me to help me notice him.
  • Such winkingly ostentatious nastiness and Mr. Pollock's habit of telegraphing violence rather than lingering over it make this violent book surprisingly easy to read and digest. The Comic-Grotesque Goes North
  • These recordings are museum pieces, pulled up from the sticky earth, their crazy-diamond shine still winking through the clay after thirty years
  • A strong smell of disinfectant was hanging in the air, and fruit machines were winking sinisterly in semi-darkness.
  • In the map room we would have been moving along as an effortless winking of beaded lights. Times, Sunday Times
  • If she was doing it "winkingly" how can we ever know when she's not "winking"? New Hillary Ad: "A Nation At War"
  • I can still see him, just, brake lights winking as he catches up with a line of cars ahead.
  • After a few minutes I saw a green light winking languorously at me, and realised that his main computer was on sleep mode.
  • The husky voice, the delivery, the winking humor, and the sly references to acting conventions gone by all suggested a bona-fide artiste, not just a painted gorgon.
  • Six of the turrets swiveled up to face it, and a person with sharp eyes or a ship with sharp sensors would notice tiny red lights winking on and off around the turrets.
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