"winking" in the noun sense
1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation
a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
"winking" 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"
"winking" in the adjective sense
1. blinking, winking
closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
"he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"
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