blinker


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blink·er

 (blĭng′kər)
n.
1. One that blinks, especially a light that blinks in order to convey a message or warning.
2. blinkers See blinder.
tr.v. blink·ered, blink·er·ing, blink·ers
To put blinders on.

blinker

(ˈblɪŋkə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a flashing light for sending messages, as a warning device, etc, such as a direction indicator on a road vehicle
2. (often plural) a slang word for eye1
vb (tr)
3. to provide (a horse) with blinkers
4. to obscure with or as if with blinkers

blink•er

(ˈblɪŋ kər)
n.
1. a device for flashing light signals.
2. a flashing light, as for regulating traffic.
3. either of two leather flaps on a bridle, to prevent a horse from seeing sideways; blinder.
v.t.
4. to put blinkers on.
[1630–40]

blinker


Past participle: blinkered
Gerund: blinkering

Imperative
blinker
blinker
Present
I blinker
you blinker
he/she/it blinkers
we blinker
you blinker
they blinker
Preterite
I blinkered
you blinkered
he/she/it blinkered
we blinkered
you blinkered
they blinkered
Present Continuous
I am blinkering
you are blinkering
he/she/it is blinkering
we are blinkering
you are blinkering
they are blinkering
Present Perfect
I have blinkered
you have blinkered
he/she/it has blinkered
we have blinkered
you have blinkered
they have blinkered
Past Continuous
I was blinkering
you were blinkering
he/she/it was blinkering
we were blinkering
you were blinkering
they were blinkering
Past Perfect
I had blinkered
you had blinkered
he/she/it had blinkered
we had blinkered
you had blinkered
they had blinkered
Future
I will blinker
you will blinker
he/she/it will blinker
we will blinker
you will blinker
they will blinker
Future Perfect
I will have blinkered
you will have blinkered
he/she/it will have blinkered
we will have blinkered
you will have blinkered
they will have blinkered
Future Continuous
I will be blinkering
you will be blinkering
he/she/it will be blinkering
we will be blinkering
you will be blinkering
they will be blinkering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blinkering
you have been blinkering
he/she/it has been blinkering
we have been blinkering
you have been blinkering
they have been blinkering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blinkering
you will have been blinkering
he/she/it will have been blinkering
we will have been blinkering
you will have been blinkering
they will have been blinkering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blinkering
you had been blinkering
he/she/it had been blinkering
we had been blinkering
you had been blinkering
they had been blinkering
Conditional
I would blinker
you would blinker
he/she/it would blinker
we would blinker
you would blinker
they would blinker
Past Conditional
I would have blinkered
you would have blinkered
he/she/it would have blinkered
we would have blinkered
you would have blinkered
they would have blinkered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blinker - a light that flashes on and offblinker - a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
2.blinker - a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turnblinker - a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
electrical system - equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
3.blinker - blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either sideblinker - blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
screen, blind - a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
Verb1.blinker - put blinders on (a horse)
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
Translations

blinker

n
(US inf: = light) → Blinker m
blinkers plScheuklappen pl
References in classic literature ?
First, a stiff heavy collar just on my neck, and a bridle with great side-pieces against my eyes called blinkers, and blinkers indeed they were, for I could not see on either side, but only straight in front of me; next, there was a small saddle with a nasty stiff strap that went right under my tail; that was the crupper.
You can so seldom get hold of a man as can turn his brains to more nor one thing; it's just as if they wore blinkers like th' horses and could see nothing o' one side of 'em.
Horses, scarcely better; splashed to their very blinkers.
If I had not taken that turn when I was a lad," he thought, "I might have got into some stupid draught-horse work or other, and lived always in blinkers.
He tried as it were to keep his mind in blinkers, to see nothing but the light of the candles on the altar-screen, the icons, and those conducting the service.
The blinkers were adjusted again and he felt tranquillized, and repeating his childhood's prayer: 'Lord, receive me, receive me
That honest wagoner is thinking of his dinner, getting sadly dry in the oven at this late hour; but he will not touch it till he has fed his horses,--the strong, submissive, meek-eyed beasts, who, I fancy, are looking mild reproach at him from between their blinkers, that he should crack his whip at them in that awful manner as if they needed that hint
His abiding memory of the Scottish game was its physicality - and Blinker believes Ronny Deila's men can make up for any tactical deficiencies by turning tonight's encounter into a scrap.
But Blinker - who, like the 26-year-old, was born in Surinam - believes he could go to South Africa if he recaptures his form.
That was perhaps the reason why Dalglish believes there will be no moves to decide whether to keep Blinker or extend Stubbs' contract until the new man moves in.
Celtic continued to press, Blinker and Paul Lambert firing efforts wide, but were looking short of ideas when Blinker emerged to level.
Boss Jimmy Calderwood has asked the Dutchman to scout for him and Blinker has already helped land Ferne Snoyl on loan from Feyenoord until the end of the season.