verb (used with object)
Origin of blinker
Related Words for blinkerindicator, alarm, cue, sign, beacon, gesture, curtain, omen, nod, flare, token, alert, wink, flag, tocsin, go-ahead, okay, mark, movement, blinker
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Historical Examples of blinker
Blinker got a pager and looked up the movements of Sunday steamboats.
Blinker held Florence tightly until the boat had righted itself.
She made Blinker sit down and sat by his side and put her hand in his.
Blinker took pains to provide against the rejection of his application.
"Don't say that again," said Blinker in a tone that made her look at him in frank surprise.
1630s, "one who blinks," agent noun from blink (v.). As a type of horse eye screen to keep the animal looking straight ahead, from 1789. Slang meaning "the eye" is from 1816. Meaning "intermittent flashing light" is from 1923.