What are some alternative words for wink?

Synonyms for wink
wɪŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute(noun)

    a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

    "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"

    Synonyms:
    nictitation, second, instant, blinking, flashbulb, pulse, flashgun, eye blink, beat, heartbeat, minute, news bulletin, moment, flash, photoflash, split second, flare, pulsation, winking, flash bulb, nictation, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, blink, fanfare, trice, twinkling

  2. wink(noun)

    closing one eye quickly as a signal

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

  3. 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, blink, heartbeat, jiffy, nictation, trice, winking, twinkling, blink of an eye

  4. wink(verb)

    signal by winking

    "She winked at him"

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

  5. 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, blink, winkle, scud, nictate, twinkle, dart, flaunt, dash, ostentate

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

    briefly shut the eyes

    "The TV announcer never seems to blink"

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

  7. wink, blink, blink away(verb)

    force to go away by blinking

    "blink away tears"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wink(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    blink, nictate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wink(v)

    Synonyms:
    nictate, nictitate, overlook, ignore, connive at

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wink":

    jiffy, heartbeat, flicker, glance, blinking, flickering, blink, nod

How to pronounce wink?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wink in sign language?

  1. wink

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How to use wink in a sentence?

  1. Eddy M Reyes:

    The moon is a wink of God eye, and the sun is the heat of His heart for our Love.

  2. Stefanie Bagby:

    Santa -- wink, wink.

  3. Earth WIV:

    That really took a load off my mind, i had not slept a wink for days.

  4. Van Jones:

    The commander in chief refused to condemn White supremacy on the global stage in front of my children, in front of everybody's families, and he was given the opportunity multiple times to condemn White supremacy and he gave a wink and a nod to a racist, Nazi, murderous organization, that's the only thing that happened tonight.

  5. Manuel Franco:

    I walked into the Speedway and I purchased $ 10 worth of individual Powerball tickets, i honestly felt so lucky that I did look up at the camera and I wanted to wink at it cause I just had that lucky feeling.


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