twinkle - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participletwinkling
past tensetwinkled
past participletwinkled
  1. 1
    if someone’s eyes twinkle, they seem to shine because the person is happy or joking
  2. 2
    if lights or stars twinkle, they become brighter then weaker in a way that is not steady or continuous

    We could see lights twinkling in the little town below.