verb (used with object)
- blink comparator,
Origin of blinker
Examples from the Web for blinker
In the evening Blinker went to one of his clubs, intending to dine.
"You look like a man I've seen somewhere, Mr. Blinker," he said.Toaster's Handbook|Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
But Blinker always remembered that he was a gentleman—a thing that no gentleman should do.
Blinker muttered something and plunged northward till he found a cab.
"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.