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on the blink

Definition of on the blink


  1. :  not working properly <The TV is on the blink.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to look glancingly :  peep

    :  to look with half-shut eyes

    :  to close and open the eyes involuntarily

  1. :  glimpse, glance

    :  glimmer, sparkle

    :  a usually involuntary shutting and opening of the eye

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