verb (used with object)
- blink comparator,
Origin of blinker
Examples from the Web for blinkers
There was more talking with the blinkers between the two craft.
Straps here and straps there, a bit in my mouth, and blinkers over my eyes.Black Beauty|Anna Sewell
Extreme specializing is narrowing—it does to the specialist what blinkers do to the horse's eyes.Every Man His Own University|Russell H. Conwell
Promptly the signal flashed out from the blinkers of the "Grigsby."
Or you want me to wear the blinkers, the better to hoodwink your own eyes.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
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.