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Definition of wink

"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"

2. wink

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

1. wink

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"

Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)

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Quotations for wink

You may wink and choose. [ Proverb ]

Convey a libel in a frown.
And wink a reputation down! [ Swift ]

Danger will wink on opportunity. [ Milton ]

There is a time to wink as well as to see. [ Proverb ]

To follow foolish precedents, and wink
With both our eyes, is easier than to think. [ Cowper ]

Well might the cat wink, when both her eyes were out. [ Proverb ]

Let us not write at a loose rambling rate, in hope the world will wink at all our faults. [ Roscommon ]

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wink in Scrabble®

The word wink is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required.

Scrabble® Letter Score: 11

Highest Scoring Scrabble® Play In The Letters wink:

WINK
(48)
 

All Scrabble® Plays For The Word wink

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The 74 Highest Scoring Scrabble® Plays For Words Using The Letters In wink

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wink in Words With Friends™

The word wink is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required.

Words With Friends™ Letter Score: 12

Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Play In The Letters wink:

WINK
(66)
 

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The 80 Highest Scoring Words With Friends™ Plays Using The Letters In wink

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Words within the letters of wink

2 letter words in wink (1 word)

3 letter words in wink (3 words)

4 letter words in wink (1 word)

wink + 1 blank (1 word)

wink + 2 blanks (6 words)

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Word Growth involving wink

Shorter words in wink

in ink
in win

Longer words containing wink

eyewink eyewinked
eyewink eyewinker eyewinkers
eyewink eyewinking
eyewink eyewinks
hoodwink hoodwinkable
hoodwink hoodwinked
hoodwink hoodwinker hoodwinkers
hoodwink hoodwinking
hoodwink hoodwinks
tiddlywink tiddlywinks
twinklier
twinkliest
twinkly
winked eyewinked
winked hoodwinked
winker eyewinker eyewinkers
winker hoodwinker hoodwinkers
winker winkers eyewinkers
winker winkers hoodwinkers
winking eyewinking
winking hoodwinking
winking unwinking
winking winkingly
winking winkings
winkle dogwinkle dogwinkles
winkle periwinkle periwinkles
winkle twinkle twinkled
winkle twinkle twinkler twinklers
winkle twinkle twinkles
winkle winkled twinkled
winkle winkler twinkler twinklers
winkle winkler winklers twinklers
winkle winkles dogwinkles
winkle winkles periwinkles
winkle winkles twinkles
winkling twinkling twinklings
winks eyewinks
winks hoodwinks
winks tiddleywinks
winks tiddlywinks