twinkling

noun

Definition of twinkling

  1. :  the time required for a wink :  instant the kettle will boil in a twinklingPunch

Examples of twinkling in a Sentence

  1. in a twinkling, the rabbit had disappeared

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First Known Use of twinkling

14th century



TWINKLING Defined for Kids

twinkling

noun twin·kling \ˈtwiŋ-kliŋ\

Definition of twinkling for Students

  1. :  2twinkle 2 Off they went … and … had their clothes on in a twinkling … — Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking



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