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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    decorated trousers (mostly jeans) which use the crease between buttocks and thigh to create a 'winking' effect while walking
    Not that anyone should ever consider taking fashion advice from me, but I’m guessing that Winkers aren’t going to conquer the catwalk or the high street any time soon.
    Submitted on 25/08/2009 14:55:00

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