"wink" in the noun sense
1. blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute
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"
closing one eye quickly as a signal
3. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation
a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
"wink" in the verb sense
signal by winking
"She winked at him"
2. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle
gleam or glow intermittently
"The lights were flashing"
3. blink, wink, nictitate, nictate
briefly shut the eyes
"The TV announcer never seems to blink"
4. wink, blink, blink away
keep back by blinking
"blink away tears"
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