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Synonyms for winkle
ˈwɪŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. periwinkle, winkle(noun)

    small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked

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

  2. periwinkle, winkle(verb)

    edible marine gastropod

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

  3. twinkle, winkle, scintillate(verb)

    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, winkle(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    remove or displace from a position

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

Wiktionary

  1. winkle(noun)

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle

  2. winkle(noun)

    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. winkle(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle

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How to use winkle in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Padgett:

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

  2. Pat Melton:

    Curtsinger was involved in numerous thefts of Pappy Van Winkle, as well as Eagle Rare bourbon, both in bottles and barrels.

  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. 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.

  5. 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.


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