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twinkled, past tense; twinkled, past participle; twinkles, 3rd person singular present; twinkling, present participle;
  1. (of a star or light, or a shiny object) Shine with a gleam that varies repeatedly between bright and faint
    • - the lights twinkled in the distance
    • - twinkling harbor lights
  2. (of a person's eyes) Sparkle, esp. with amusement

  3. Smile so that one's eyes sparkle
    • - “Aha!” he said, twinkling at her
    • - a twinkling smile
  4. (of a person's feet) Move lightly and rapidly
    • - his sandaled feet twinkled over the ground
  1. A sparkle or gleam in a person's eyes

  2. A light that appears continually to grow brighter and fainter
    • - the distant twinkle of the lights

  1. a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
  2. flash: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
  3. emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
  4. sparkle: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
  5. (twinkly) beamish: smiling with happiness or optimism; "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus"
  6. TWINKLE is a hypothetical integer factorization device described in 1999 by Adi Shamir and purported to be capable of factoring 512-bit integers. The name is an acronym of "The Weizmann Institute Key Locating Engine". It is also a pun on the twinkling LEDs used in the device.
  7. Twinkle, 'the picture paper especially for little girls' was a popular British comic, published by D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd from 27 January 1968 to 1999 (1612 issues). ...
  8. Twinkle (born Lynn Annette Ripley, 15 July 1947, Surbiton, England) is an English singer-songwriter, primarily in the 1960s. Twinkle's most famous songs were "Terry" and "Golden Lights".
  9. Twinkle is a free software open source software application for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) voice communications in IP networks, such as the Internet. It is designed for GNU/Linux operating systems and uses the Qt toolkit for its graphical user interface. ...
  10. Drizzt Do'Urden is a fictional character in the Forgotten Realms setting based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Drizzt was originally created by author R. A. Salvatore as a supporting character in the Icewind Dale Trilogy. ...
  11. a sparkle or glimmer of light; a sparkle of delight in the eyes; a flitting movement; to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer; to be bright with delight; to bat, blink or wink the eyes; to flit to and fro
  12. (Twinkly) a star who appeared in the episode "Catch A Falling Star".
  13. Small, hidden mirror allowing dealers to see all cards that are dealt. It is a form of casino cheating and is not allowed.
  14. to urinate, or the act of urinating, especially of women.
  15. [O^], PO > signer, hand is held high and fingers move independently like a twinkle.
  16. (stage musical, premiere 11 July 2007)