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  • nounflutter, flick
  • nounmoment

synonyms for wink

  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • twinkle
  • bat
  • blink
  • flash
  • glitter
  • nictate
  • nictitate
  • sparkle
  • squinch
  • squint
  • twinkle
  • flash
  • instant
  • jiffy
  • minute
  • second
  • shake
  • twinkling
  • split second

antonyms for wink

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  • dullness
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    How to use wink in a sentence

    So already, part of the shtick is kind of a nod and a wink to like, you may be 14, but let’s pretend you’re a grown-up.
    ‘DRAG RACE’ STAR SHARON NEEDLES TERRORIZED A 15-YEAR-OLD SUPERFAN. AND THEY WEREN’T ALONE.AMY ZIMMERMANDECEMBER 8, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
    In his speech on Miller’s behalf, Fehr said Miller would have used this opportunity to remind Jeter that he was once on the players’ side of the table, but that he would do so with a wink.
    MARVIN MILLER CHANGED BASEBALL. HE’S FINALLY ENSHRINED AMONG ITS GREATS.CHELSEA JANESSEPTEMBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Bardugo knows when to let the action roar, when to let emotions run high, and when to chase the theatrics with a wink and a smile.
    LEIGH BARDUGO’S ‘RULE OF WOLVES’ IS THE LATEST ACTION-PACKED INSTALLMENT IN THE GRISHAVERSE SAGAELLEN MORTONAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Aristide prayed that some Thaïs might come along, cast her spell upon him, and induce him to wink.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
    Notwithstanding Mrs. Biggs's prediction that she would not sleep a wink, Eloise did sleep fairly well.
    THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
    She laughed so hard that she blew the ashes out of her pipe, and they showered down over my face, and made me wink and sputter.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    I shall be so afraid that the roof will tumble in, or somebody come down the chimney to catch me, that I shant sleep a wink.
    TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
    Lechmere grimly expressed his thanks, though the sarcastic force of the words and the wink were not lost on him.
    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
    Then—quick as a wink—there was another loud noise, just like that day when Jim Crow fell in the cornfield.
    SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO WINK

    • Mayday
    • SOS
    • alert
    • bell
    • blast
    • buzzer
    • call
    • caution
    • clock
    • cry
    • drum
    • flap
    • flash
    • forewarning
    • gong
    • high sign
    • horn
    • nod
    • scramble
    • scream
    • shout
    • sign
    • signal
    • siren
    • squeal
    • tip
    • tip off
    • tocsin
    • trumpet
    • warning
    • whistle
    • wink
    • yell
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