twink

1 of 4

intransitive verb

ˈtwiŋk
-ed/-ing/-s

twink

2 of 4

noun (1)

"
plural -s
: wink, twinkling
used especially in the phrase in a twink

twink

3 of 4

transitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England

twink

4 of 4

noun (2)

"
plural -s
dialectal, British

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

Middle English twinken

Noun (1)

Middle English, from twinken, verb

Transitive verb

origin unknown

Noun (2)

imitative

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“Twink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twink. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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