wink at - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywink at
he/she/itwinks at
present participlewinking at
past tensewinked at
past participlewinked at
  1. wink at something to pretend that you have not noticed something or do not know about it, because you do not approve of it
See also main entry: wink