Definition of twinkling
: the time required for a wink : instant the kettle will boil in a twinkling — Punch
Examples of twinkling in a Sentence
in a twinkling, the rabbit had disappeared
Recent Examples of twinkling from the Web
Ms. Kelley has a twinkling gaze, an agreeable singing voice and a smile of invincible innocence.
The event featured illuminated floats, regional marching bands carrying LED covered instruments and people in a variety of elaborate twinkling costumes.
A coffered ceiling featuring black insets with small twinkling lights offers the feel of watching a movie under the stars.
Vlemmiks recommends staying at Strawberry Hill, where guests can see the city's twinkling lights beyond the mountains while hearing faint reggae beats.
Until recently, astronomers didn’t even know that the twinkling point of light was more than one star.
A fire pit with decorative logs, hanging twinkling lights, and candles and lanterns set the mood.
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First Known Use of twinkling
TWINKLING Defined for Kids
Definition of twinkling for Students
: 2twinkle 2 Off they went … and … had their clothes on in a twinkling … — Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking
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