wink

Part of speech: noun

The act of winking.

Part of speech:

To twinkle.

Part of speech: noun

A nap.

Part of speech: verb

To close and open ( the eyelids) quickly.

Part of speech: verb

To pretend not to see; as, to wink at wrong- doing.

Part of speech: noun

The time necessary for a wink.

Part of speech: noun

A twinkle.

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Usage examples "wink":

  1. " 'I ain't 'ad a wink o' sleep for two nights, ' ses 'Arry- 'not ever since I 'eard of it. - "Ship's Company, The Entire Collection", W.W. Jacobs.
  2. With breathless expectation we await a sign- it comes- Jupiter has not deigned to wink, or worse still, Jupiter has frowned; he should have turned to the left, and he turned to the right, or- ye other gods protect us! - "Fragments of an Autobiography", Felix Moscheles.
  3. " A' be down to Greene Ferne a' studying pretty often," said Ruck, with a wink and a broad grin. - "Greene Ferne Farm", Richard Jefferies.