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verb wink pronunciation in American English /wɪŋk/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewinking
past tensewinked
past participlewinked
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to quickly close and open one eye as a sign to someone, for example a sign that what you have just said is a joke or a secret
    wink at: Marcus winked at me knowingly.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a light winks, it flashes on and off very quickly
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