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Definition of "wink" []

  • To close and open the eyelid of one eye deliberately, as to convey a message, signal, or suggestion. (verb-intransitive)
  • To close and open the eyelids of both eyes; blink. See Synonyms at blink. (verb-intransitive)
  • To shine fitfully; twinkle: Harbor lights were winking in the distance. (verb-intransitive)
  • To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly. (verb-transitive)
  • To signal or express by winking. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wink" in a sentence
  • "Maybe "merry me?" is a wishful thinking sentiment, as in, the giver is hoping the receiver will so be grateful for the the cookie gift that the giver will get lucky and the receiver will make them "merry"...*nudge nudge wink wink*"
  • "From \ "naughty and nice\" shoe ads featuring a schoolgirl clad, lollipop licking pop star to \ "wink wink\" thongs sized for 7 - to 10-year-olds, big business is out to sexualize your youth."
  • "I really hope, I took it wrong * wink wink* write a writing´s last blog .."