adjective, adverb Chiefly British.
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OTHER WORDS FROM blinkingblink·ing·ly, adverb
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Definition for blinking (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of blink
Example sentences from the Web for blinking
He did not wipe away the tears, but the long lenses of the television cameras showed him blinking them back behind his glasses.What Would Jesus Do in Gaza? The Tears of Pope Francis Point the Way|Christopher Dickey|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zimmerman, who faces up to life in prison if convicted, stared ahead with a blank expression, blinking hard.George Zimmerman Trial: The Prosecution’s Dramatic Closing Arguments|Jacqui Goddard|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is nothing so humbling as staring at a blinking cursor on a screen entitled “Inaugural Address.”
Debris crumbles from the ceiling and blinking lights dangle from single strands.Inside a Syrian Rebel City: FSA Restores Tentative Order to Al Bab|Erin Banco|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With the batphone to his great pal Bibi beeping and blinking nonstop, would Romney in essence have backed Mubarak?Arab Spring Comment Was a Romney Love Letter to the Israeli Right Wing|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"It's no use crying for the moon," she decided, blinking hard lest she should betray symptoms of weakness before her juniors.For the Sake of the School|Angela Brazil
And the next moment I was standing on the sun-baked sidewalk, blinking my eyes against the glare, and breathing in deep gulps.The Professor's Mystery|Wells Hastings
"Oh, of course I'm going through with it," scowling and blinking through his eye-glasses.
Tegan was sitting, too, blinking at Pete as if he were a stranger, and Dorfman was trembling like a leaf.Image of the Gods|Alan Edward Nourse
"I knew there was something else," said Mrs. Sheridan, blinking over a yawn.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
British Dictionary definitions for blinking (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for blinking (2 of 2)
Word Origin for blink
Idioms and Phrases with blinking
see on the blink.