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winker

[ wing-ker ]
/ ˈwɪŋ kər /
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noun
a person or thing that winks.
a blinker or blinder for a horse.
Informal. an eyelash or an eye.
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Origin of winker

First recorded in 1540–50; wink1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for winker

winker
/ (ˈwɪŋkə) /

noun
a person or thing that winks
US and Canadian slang, English dialect an eye, eyelash, or eyelid
another name for blinker (def. 1)
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