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Synonyms for winkle
ˈwɪŋ kəlwin·kle

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  1. winklenoun

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle

  2. winklenoun

    Any one of various marine spiral gastropods, especially, in the United States, either of two species of Fulgar (F. canaliculata and F. carica).

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle

  3. winklenoun

    (children's slang) The penis, especially that of a boy rather than that of a man.

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. periwinkle, winklenoun

    small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked

    Synonyms:
    red periwinkle, periwinkle, rose periwinkle, old maid, cayenne jasmine

  2. periwinkle, winkleverb

    edible marine gastropod

    Synonyms:
    red periwinkle, periwinkle, rose periwinkle, old maid, cayenne jasmine

  3. twinkle, winkle, scintillateverb

    emit or reflect light in a flickering manner

    "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"

    Synonyms:
    sparkle, scintillate, flash, blink, twinkle, coruscate, winkle out, wink

  4. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkleverb

    gleam or glow intermittently

    "The lights were flashing"

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

  5. winkle, winkle outverb

    remove or displace from a position

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, flash, winkle out, scintillate, blink, wink

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How to use winkle in a sentence?

  1. Tommy Wiseau:

    Rob Van Winkle is such a sweet and intelligent guy and Rob Van Winkle's been super helpful in the process of getting all the details correct and making us privy to information the public doesn't know, just talking to James Franco I can't help but think about the rabbit holes I'm going to go down to get ready for the role.

  2. Bill Gross:

    A purchase of Treasuries and a sale of Bunds allows for not only a potential capital gain if the spread narrows, but a yield pickup while the Rip Van Winkle investor potentially waits for a probable outcome.

  3. Lee Tachman:

    No one had even heard of Pappy Van Winkle before they were just like 'Oh, its just a regular bourbon.' And no one knew how special it really was.

  4. The Police Department:

    During the investigation, it was determined Robert Matthew Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft. Mr. Van Winkle is currently renovating the residence adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen. A search warrant was obtained and executed in unincorporated Palm Beach County in which several of the stolen items were recovered at a residence under the care and control of Robert Van Winkle.

  5. Ryan Padgett:

    I felt like Rip Van Winkle, waking up ... and realizing that the world had shut down.


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