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winked, past tense; winked, past participle; winks, 3rd person singular present; winking, present participle;
  1. Close and open one eye quickly, typically to indicate that something is a joke or a secret or as a signal of affection or greeting
    • - he winked at Nicole as he passed
  2. Pretend not to notice (something bad or illegal)
    • - the authorities winked at their illegal trade
  3. (of a bright object or a light) Shine or flash intermittently

  1. An act of closing and opening one eye quickly, typically as a signal
    • - Barney gave him a knowing wink

  1. signal by winking; "She winked at him"
  2. blink of an eye: 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"
  3. closing one eye quickly as a signal
  4. flash: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
  5. blink: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  6. blink: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
  7. WINK can refer to: * WINK (AM), a radio station (1200 AM) licensed to Pine Island Center, Florida, United States * WINK-FM, a radio station (96. ...
  8. A wink is a facial expression made by briefly closing one eye. A wink is an informal mode of communication usually signalling, depending on context, sexual attraction or shared hidden knowledge or intent.
  9. Winks are Flash-based animated files that appear in Windows Live Messenger. When a user sends a Wink to a friend, the animation file is transferred over the Internet and is displayed on the recipient's computer screen. ...
  10. Wink is a game generally played by high-school and college-aged people. Play is generally loud and vigorous, and often results in rug burns and other minor injuries. Games can attract a group of spectators, often cheering for the weakest players. ...
  11. The Wink (Benedetta Gaetani) is a fictional character created by Electronic Arts, in conjunction with Marvel Comics, in their first attempt to bring Marvel heroes to a video game platform, ''''.
  12. Wink is a primarily grapefruit-based soft drink, although it also contains other citrus flavours. It is currently owned and manufactured by Canada Dry in North America, a subsidiary of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group. It was introduced by Canada Dry in 1965.
  13. "Wink" is the title of a single by American country music singer Neal McCoy. Released in 1994, it was the second single from his 1994 album No Doubt About It. ...
  14. Wink is a freeware screen capture and tutorial-creation program written by Satish Kumar. It supports many features such as input-based capture and text annotations. Navigation buttons can be added to any presentation and the bitmaps for all presentation controls can be edited. ...
  15. An act of winking (a blinking of only one eye), or a message sent by winking; A brief time; an instant; A brief period of sleep; especially forty winks; A disc used in the game of tiddlywinks; To close one's eyes; To turn a blind eye; To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or ...
  16. (Winks) Tiddlywinks, a game played played by Winkers.
  17. (winks) (66) shuts her eyes.
  18. A west country term for a kind of winch used in the bow of a boat by fishermen to raise the anchor. (See "Anchor.")
  19. One of the plastic counters used in the game.
  20. An instantaneous "no voltage" condition as measured across a CO loop that indicates that dial tone is about to be supplied to the circuit.
  21. The smaller disk in a game of TIDDLEY WINKS.  (See also tiddle).
  22. In telephone switching systems, a single supervisory pulse, i.e., the momentary presence of, or interruption of, a supervisory signal. Note: An example of a wink is the momentary flash of a supervisory light on an attendant's switchboard.
  23. A signal that is sent in a T1 transmission to signal a call is coming.
  24. On a telephone line, a signal that is comprised of an on-hook/off-hook/on-hook transition.
  25. a quick message sent to a potential date from a social networking site after a "glance"; also called "flirt".