a device for flashing light signals.
a light that flashes intermittently, especially one that serves as a traffic signal.
either of two leather flaps on a bridle, to prevent a horse from seeing sideways; a blinder.
to put blinkers on.
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How to use blinker in a sentence
Trainer John Shirreffs is also adding blinkers to Parnelli for the first time, never a sign that a horse is in prime condition to fire.Road to the Kentucky Derby arrives at Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby and Blue Grass Stakes | Neil Greenberg | April 2, 2021 | Washington Post
I hope that my story will be a reminder to you to put the phone down, get some shut-eye, turn your blinker on, or double-check before you make that turn or change lanes, so you don’t have to learn the hard way, like I did.
"If we compute in the timing in our blinker system at opposite sides of the orbit, I think we can do it," Arcot said.Islands of Space | John W Campbell
Saying which the Chief drew a sharp carving knife and cut off Mr. blinker's ears.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward | Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
A red blinker winked up at them and the Pilots fingers moved on the board in answer.Mr. Spaceship | Philip K. Dick
British Dictionary definitions for blinker
a flashing light for sending messages, as a warning device, etc, such as a direction indicator on a road vehicle
(often plural) a slang word for eye 1
to provide (a horse) with blinkers
to obscure with or as if with blinkers
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