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wink

 (wĭngk)
v. winked, wink·ing, winks
v.intr.
1. To close and open the eyelid of one eye deliberately, as to convey a message, signal, or suggestion.
2. To close and open the eyelids of both eyes; blink.
3. To shine fitfully; twinkle: Harbor lights were winking in the distance.
v.tr.
1. To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
2. To signal or express by winking: winked his agreement.
n.
1.
a. The act of winking.
b. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
2. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
3. A quick closing and opening of the eyelids; a blink.
4. A gleam or twinkle.
5. Informal A brief period of sleep.
Phrasal Verbs:
wink at
To pretend not to see: winked at corruption in the ministry.
wink out
To come to a close; end.

[Middle English winken, to close one's eyes, from Old English wincian.]

winking

(ˈwɪŋkɪŋ)
n
(Physiology) the act of closing and opening one eye quickly, deliberately, or in an exaggerated fashion to convey friendliness, etc
adj
(of a light) gleaming or flashing intermittently
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.winking - a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidlywinking - a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
palpebration - repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)
Adj.1.winking - closing the eyes intermittently and rapidlywinking - closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly; "he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"
shut, closed - used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
Translations

winking

[ˈwɪŋkɪŋ]
A. Npestañeo m
it was as easy as winkingera facilísimo
B. ADJpestañeante

winking

[ˈwɪŋkɪŋ]
1. adj (light, star) → baluginante
2. n it's as easy as winkingè un gioco da bambini