wink at

Definition of wink at

:to pretend not to have seen or noticed (something) :to ignore
  • The city cops wink at the mayor's parking violations.

Word by Word Definitions

wink play
  1. : to shut one eye briefly as a signal or in teasing

  2. : to close and open the eyelids quickly

  3. : to avoid seeing or noting something

  1. : a brief period of sleep : nap

  2. : a hint or sign given by winking

  3. : an act of winking


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