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wink

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wink

  1. 1 a short sleep I wasn't able to catch a wink during the entire flight Synonyms of wink catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, snooze, napWords Related to wink repose, rest; slumber; bed

  2. 2 a very small space of time I turned to look away, and in a wink he was gone Synonyms of wink beat, eyeblink, flash, heartbeat, jiff, jiffy, minute, moment, nanosecond, New York minute, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, instantWords Related to wink microsecond; snatch, spurtNear Antonyms of wink aeon (or eon), age, eternity, forever; infinity, lifetime


wink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wink

  1. 1 to rapidly open and close one's eyes she winked several times to get the dust and grit out of her eyes Synonyms of wink blink Words Related to wink bat, flutter; squint

  2. 2 to shine with light at regular intervals a lighthouse was winking in the distance Synonyms of wink flash, twinkle, blinkWords Related to wink coruscate, flare, flicker, glance, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, spangle, spark, sparkle

  3. 3 to shoot forth bursts of light fireflies winking in the darkness beyond our campfire Synonyms of wink coruscate, flame, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, flash, winkleWords Related to wink beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow

  4. 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 Synonyms of wink conniveWords Related to wink brush (aside or off), condone, disregard, excuse, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, pardon, pass over, shrug off, tolerateNear Antonyms of wink disapprove (of), frown (on or upon); deny, disallow, refuse


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