blinking

[ bling-king ]
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adjective, adverbChiefly British.
  1. (used as an intensifier): He's a blinking idiot.

Origin of blinking

1
First recorded in 1910–15; blink + -ing2

Other words from blinking

  • blink·ing·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for blinking

blinking

/ (ˈblɪŋkɪŋ) /


adjective, adverb
  1. informal (intensifier): a blinking fool; a blinking good film

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