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winker

[ wing-ker ]

noun

  1. a person or thing that winks. wink.
  2. a blinker or blinder for a horse.
  3. Informal. an eyelash or an eye.


winker

/ ˈwɪŋkə /

noun

  1. a person or thing that winks
  2. slang.
    an eye, eyelash, or eyelid
  3. another name for blinker


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Word History and Origins

Origin of winker1

First recorded in 1540–50; wink 1 + -er 1
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Example Sentences

But he stood there, straight as a ramrod, and never moved a eye-winker.

Shore I'd stood there—stock-still—an' never moved an eye-winker.

She's a real nice lady, too, and goodlooking—but a grafter to her last eye winker.

Now, a lot o preachers would a gone blue an sour at that; but the Friar never blinked a winker.

Is a wink a deception for which the winker must answer in the law?

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