Synonyms for wink

Synonyms for (noun) wink

Synonyms: blink, blinking, eye blink, nictation, nictitation, wink, winking

Definition: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

Similar words: unconditioned reflex, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response

Definition: an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

Synonyms: wink

Definition: closing one eye quickly as a signal

Similar words: facial expression, facial gesture

Definition: a gesture executed with the facial muscles

Synonyms: New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, heartbeat, instant, trice, twinkling, flash, jiffy

Definition: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

Usage: if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

Similar words: second, bit, minute, mo, moment

Definition: an indefinitely short time

Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

Synonyms for (verb) wink

Synonyms: wink, blink, nictate, nictitate

Definition: briefly shut the eyes

Usage: The TV announcer never seems to blink

Similar words: act involuntarily, act reflexively

Definition: act in an uncontrolled manner

Synonyms: wink

Definition: signal by winking

Usage: She winked at him

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion

Definition: show, express or direct through movement

Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms: wink, blink, blink away

Definition: force to go away by blinking

Usage: blink away tears

Similar words: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Definition: to put down by force or authority

Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

Synonyms: flash, wink, winkle, blink, twinkle

Definition: gleam or glow intermittently

Usage: The lights were flashing

Similar words: radiate

Definition: cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

Usage: The sun is radiating

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