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blinker

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noun blink·er \ ˈbliŋ-kər \

Definition of blinker

1 :one that blinks; especially :a light that flashes off and on as a warning or a signal
2 a :blinder 1
b :a cloth hood with shades projecting at the sides of the eye openings used on skittish racehorses usually used in plural
3 blinkers plural :blinder 2

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First Known Use of blinker

1637


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blinker

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Definition of blinker

transitive verb
:to put blinders on

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First Known Use of blinker

1823


BLINKER Defined for English Language Learners

blinker

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Definition of blinker for English Language Learners

  • blinkers : leather pieces that are placed on either side of a horse's head next to its eyes


BLINKER Defined for Kids

blinker

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noun blink·er \ ˈbliŋ-kər \

Definition of blinker for Students

:a light that blinks to indicate that a vehicle will be turning


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