Complete Definition of "wink"

see|Wink
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËwɪÅk/, SAMPA|/"wINk/
audio|en-us-wink.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÅk|-ɪÅk

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion.
  2. intransitive To twinkle.
  3. transitive To send an indication of agreement by winking.

Translations
trans-top|To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion
Finnish: iskeä silmää
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trans-top|To twinkle
Finnish: vilkkua, tuikkia
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trans-top|To send an indication of agreement by winking
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ttbc|Spanish: guiñar, picar el ojo (Col.)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. An act of winking (a blinking of only one eye), or a message sent by winking.
  2. A brief time; an instant.
  3. A brief period of sleep; especially forty winks.
  4. A disc used in the game of tiddlywinks.

Derived terms
nudge nudge wink wink
wink murder

Translations
trans-top|a blink
Aramaic:
:Syriac: ÜªÜ¦Ü¦Ü (rpÄpÄ, rpopo) m
:Hebrew: ×¨×¤×¤× (rpÄpÄ, rpopo) m
Bosnian: mig#Bosnian|mig m
Croatian: mig#Croatian|mig m
Finnish: silmänisku
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French: clin|clin dâoeil
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: миг#Serbian|миг m
:Roman: mig#Serbian|mig m
Spanish: guiño m
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trans-top|an instant
Aramaic:
:Syriac: ÜªÜ¦Ü¦Ü (rpÄpÄ, rpopo) m
:Hebrew: ×¨×¤×¤× (rpÄpÄ, rpopo) m
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Finnish: silmänräpäys
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a period of sleep - see idiom forty winks

trans-top|game piece
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ttbc|Lithuanian: sumirkseti

Category:Facial expressions

et:wink
fr:wink
io:wink
hu:wink
fi:wink
ta:wink
te:wink
vi:wink
zh:wink

Revision and Credits for"wink"
  • 2007-10-14 03:07 - Connel MacKenzie - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/Nived 90|Nived 90]] ([[User_talk:Nived 90|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Interwicket|Interwicket]]

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