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Synonyms for blink
blɪŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation(verb)

    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

    Synonyms:
    instant, nictitation, blinking, flash, eye blink, split second, heartbeat, jiffy, nictation, trice, winking, wink, twinkling, blink of an eye

  2. blink, wink, nictitate, nictate(verb)

    briefly shut the eyes

    "The TV announcer never seems to blink"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, blink away, flash, twinkle, nictate, wink, nictitate

  3. wink, blink, blink away(verb)

    force to go away by blinking

    "blink away tears"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, blink away, flash, twinkle, nictate, wink, nictitate

  4. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle(verb)

    gleam or glow intermittently

    "The lights were flashing"

    Synonyms:
    scintillate, winkle out, blink away, shoot, scoot, flash, swank, show off, nictitate, winkle, wink, scud, nictate, twinkle, dart, flaunt, dash, ostentate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blink

    Synonyms:
    wink, ignore, connive, overlook

    Antonyms:
    notice, visit, note, mark

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blink(v)

    Synonyms:
    wink, connive at, disregard, overlook

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blink":

    clin, blinking, flicker, flash, flickering, wink, flinch, flashing, glimmer

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BLink

    Synonyms:
    BLAST Link

How to pronounce blink?

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How to say blink in sign language?

  1. blink

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How to use blink in a sentence?

  1. He Jiankun:

    Perhaps the traffic light that is now showing green could blink yellow and then blink red. And decisions might be made in favor of alternative sources of energy in the way China finances development in other countries.

  2. Rolf Heuer:

    All the signs are good for a great run 2, in the grand scheme of things, a few weeks delay in humankind's quest to understand our universe is little more than the blink of an eye.

  3. Cody McAllister:

    It can happen to anyone in the blink of an eye, she was just out there playing and I was out there and out of nowhere, in the blink of an eye.

  4. Toni Snow:

    You’re not even gon na bicker a little bit. . . Jew us down ? you’re not even gon na blink an eye ?

  5. Rebecca Black:

    I was like this was fun, this was something creative for me to do over Christmas break, after it went on the internet, it literally blew up in the blink of an eye … the hate and comments were everywhere. No one can prep you for that kind of thing.

Images & Illustrations of blink

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Translations for blink

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  • мигане, примигване, премигвам, примигвам, миг, мигамBulgarian
  • bliknout, blikat, mrknutí, mrknoutCzech
  • Augenzwinkern, Zwinkern, mit den Augen zwinkern, blinkenGerman
  • palpebrumiEsperanto
  • guiñar, titilar, parpadear, destellar, parpadeoSpanish
  • silmänräpäys, räpäyttää silmiä, väläyttää valoja, välkyttää, silmänräpäytys, räpyttää silmiä, välkkyäFinnish
  • faire un appel de phares, clignoter, ciller, cligner des yeux, clignerFrench
  • priobadh, caog, priob, caogadhScottish Gaelic
  • מצמץHebrew
  • pislog, pislantHungarian
  • թարթելArmenian
  • lampeggiare, battito di ciglia, sbattere le ciglia, segnalareItalian
  • 瞬く, パッシング, チラ見, まばたき, 点滅Japanese
  • ახამხამებს, დახუჭვა, დახუჭავსGeorgian
  • تروکاندنKurdish
  • nicto, palpebrō, conniveo, nictor, palpabuntLatin
  • блиндирам, трепкамMacedonian
  • blunke, blinkeNorwegian
  • knipperen, flitsenDutch
  • migać, mrugać, mignąć, mrugnąćPolish
  • olhadela, piscarPortuguese
  • ch'illmipakuyQuechua
  • clipiRomanian
  • мигнуть, мигать, миг, моргать, моргнутьRussian
  • blinkaSwedish

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