verb (used with object)
Origin of blinker
Related Words for blinkersindicator, alarm, cue, sign, beacon, gesture, curtain, omen, nod, flare, token, alert, wink, flag, tocsin, go-ahead, okay, mark, movement, blinker
Examples from the Web for blinkers
Historical Examples of blinkers
Look at them, how they come along,—no bearing reins, no blinkers.Sir Jasper Carew
Charles James Lever
Straps here and straps there, a bit in my mouth, and blinkers over my eyes.Black Beauty
Promptly the signal flashed out from the blinkers of the "Grigsby."
There was more talking with the blinkers between the two craft.
The goggles over her eyes gave her just the view that a horse has with blinkers.Madge Morton's Victory
Amy D.V. Chalmers
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.