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wink

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1 a short sleep
  • I wasn't able to catch a wink during the entire flight.
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2 a very small space of time
  • I turned to look away, and in a wink he was gone.
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wink

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1 to rapidly open and close one's eyes
  • She winked several times to get the dust and grit out of her eyes.
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2 to shine with light at regular intervals
  • a lighthouse was winking in the distance
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3 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • fireflies winking in the darkness beyond our campfire
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4 to secretly sympathize with or pretend ignorance of something improper or unlawful
  • The whole sporting world seems to wink as untold sums are bet on the outcome of the Super Bowl.
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