verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of wink1
synonym study for wink
OTHER WORDS FROM winkwink·ing·ly, adverbun·wink·ing, adjective
Definition for wink (2 of 2)
Origin of wink2
Example sentences from the Web for wink
Google sleep pods and Zappos’ aquarium-outfitted massage chairs aside, most offices aren’t exactly designed to encourage a quick forty winks.Why you shouldn’t feel guilty for napping while working at home|Sarah Todd|September 20, 2020|Quartz
There was another funny tweet about you winking at your crush… do you have a celebrity crush?
Who knows how much of that kind of winking is taking place on the House floor now?The House GOP’s Down-Low, Backhanded Endorsement of Obamacare|Michael Tomasky|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But with winking acquiescence, the FDA, though nominally still watching over shoulders, more or less disappeared.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients|Kent Sepkowitz|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Ben Stiller showed up in full blue Navi makeup in 2010 to mock Avatar, the winking frivolity of it all was hysterical.
The likelihood of sarcoma is further signaled by the winking comments from doctors in neighboring countries.
He does not pretend to be just, while he is committing, or winking at, the most intolerable injustices.God and Mr. Wells|William Archer
"And I'll tell you this much too," she cried, winking back the tears.McTeague|Frank Norris
It was for the winking yellow coins which she poured into her lap, that Annas Lynn, at ninety-five, still found life worth living.Barbara Lynn|Emily J. Jenkinson
It did indeed sound sweet and she spoke it very prettily, waving her hand and winking her own eye at the end.The Girl Scouts at Home|Katherine Keene Galt
You neednt think were going to fly through the air on this trip, Jule said winking at the Captain.The River Motor Boat Boys on the St. Lawrence|Harry Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for wink (1 of 2)
Word Origin for wink
British Dictionary definitions for wink (2 of 2)
Word Origin for wink
Medical definitions for wink
Idioms and Phrases with wink
In addition to the idiom beginning with wink
- wink at
- forty winks
- quick as a wink
- sleep a wink