Synonyms of wink


1. blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute, moment, mo, minute, second, bit

usage: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"

2. wink, facial expression, facial gesture

usage: closing one eye quickly as a signal

3. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly


1. wink, gesticulate, gesture, motion

usage: signal by winking; "She winked at him"

2. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle, radiate

usage: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"

3. blink, wink, nictitate, nictate, act involuntarily, act reflexively

usage: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"

4. wink, blink, blink away, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears"

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Definition and meaning of wink (Dictionary)