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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?

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US English
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British
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Australian
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Indian

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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. Ron Fournier:

    Donor maintenance is a term we use in Washington when you go around and pat peopleon the back with a wink and a nod then they send a check to you, it's not directly fundraising but it's kind of fundraising and it sure what this looks like to me.

  3. Eddy M Reyes:

    The moon is a wink of God eye in our darker days, and the sun is the heat of his heart for our LOVE.

  4. Jonathan Swift:

    Nor do they trust their tongue alone, but speak a language of their own; can read a nod, a shrug, a look, far better than a printed book; convey a libel in a frown, and wink a reputation down.

  5. Stefanie Bagby:

    Santa -- wink, wink.

Images & Illustrations of wink

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