Origin of wink1
synonym study for wink
OTHER WORDS FROM winkwink·ing·ly, adverbun·wink·ing, adjective
Other definitions for wink (2 of 2)
Origin of wink2
How to use wink in a sentence
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 are plenty of other vigilantes interested in torturing gay men with the winking semi-approval of the authorities.
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 fear of Ormonde kept some quiet, but in his absence their enforced frowns at the rebels were changed to winking.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
"I don't hanker much after the dry job of pumping the colonel," he added, winking at Clifford significantly.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
"You'll 'put me up' till I'm clean gone," said Joe, winking to himself, as he followed his lively wife.
"You are not to break your neighbors' windows, for instance," replied Aleck, winking at Carl.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
I am accounted as brave as maist folks; and yet I profess to ye I could never look on a bare blade without blinking and winking.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for wink (1 of 2)
Word Origin for wink
British Dictionary definitions for wink (2 of 2)
Word Origin for wink
Other Idioms and Phrases with wink
In addition to the idiom beginning with wink
- wink at
- forty winks
- quick as a wink
- sleep a wink