blink·​ing·​ly | \ ˈbliŋk-iŋ-lē \

Definition of blinkingly

: with blinking eyes : evasively Sir Daniel, brushing the blood out of his eyes, stared blinkingly upon his captive.— Robert Louis Stevenson, The Blackarrow: A Tale of the Two Roses, 1888 … eager to be astonished, blinkingly attentive …— Michael Cunningham, Specimen Days, 2006

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First Known Use of blinkingly

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Blinkingly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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