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synonyms for winking

  • eye
  • eyeball
  • gloat
  • goggle
  • ogle
  • smirk
  • sneer
  • squint
  • stare
  • wink
  • warn
  • nod
  • wave
  • flash
  • communicate
  • sign
  • motion
  • wink
  • flag
  • beckon
  • gesticulate
  • signalize
  • gesture
  • semaphore
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How to use winking 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 HOMESARAH TODDSEPTEMBER 20, 2020QUARTZ
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 CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
"You'll 'put me up' till I'm clean gone," said Joe, winking to himself, as he followed his lively wife.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
"You are not to break your neighbors' windows, for instance," replied Aleck, winking at Carl.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY 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 NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
On which a shivering of eagerness, quick as winking sheet-lightning, shook Harris' right knee.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
The fifteen thousand dollars was paid without so much as winking.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
And as she rode she saw at last the winking eye of red which she longed for and dreaded.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
"I would certainly have noticed her if she had been here," Frendlyer said, winking.
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