Wink: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym
instant 22 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” Noun moment
blink 11 Briefly shut the eyes The TV announcer never seems to blink Verb act involuntarily
wink 10 Signal by winking She winked at him Verb gesticulate
flash 9 Gleam or glow intermittently The lights were flashing Verb radiate
wink 3 Gleam or glow intermittently The lights were flashing Verb radiate
blink 2 Force to go away by blinking blink away tears Verb suppress
twinkle 1 Gleam or glow intermittently The lights were flashing Verb radiate
wink 1 Briefly shut the eyes The TV announcer never seems to blink Verb act involuntarily
wink 1 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” Noun moment
twinkling 1 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” Noun moment
split second 1 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” Noun moment
nictitate 0 Briefly shut the eyes The TV announcer never seems to blink Verb act involuntarily
nictate 0 Briefly shut the eyes The TV announcer never seems to blink Verb act involuntarily
winkle 0 Gleam or glow intermittently The lights were flashing Verb radiate
wink 0 Force to go away by blinking blink away tears Verb suppress
blink 0 Gleam or glow intermittently The lights were flashing Verb radiate
blink of an eye 0 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” Noun moment
winking 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
nictation 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
nictitation 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
flash 0 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” Noun moment
wink 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
blinking 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
eye blink 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
blink 0 A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly No Data Noun reflex
wink 0 Closing one eye quickly as a signal No Data Noun facial expression
new york minute 0 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” Noun moment
trice 0 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” Noun moment
jiffy 0 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” Noun moment
heartbeat 0 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” Noun moment
blink away 0 Force to go away by blinking blink away tears Verb suppress
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How many meanings does the word "Wink" have?

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The word "Wink" has 31 meanings. The most frequent meaning is instant.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Wink"?

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The word "Wink" has 57 hyponyms which are: blink of an eye, blink, fart, salivate, sneeze, applaud, beckon, bless, bow, clap, cross oneself, exsert, nod, shake, shrug, wink, flash, gleam, glow, burke, choke off, hush, silence, smother, squelch, stifle, accommodation reflex, babinski, belch, blush, defecation reflex, electric shock, gulp, hiccup, knee jerk, light reflex, micturition reflex, mydriasis, pharyngeal reflex, pilomotor reflex, plantar reflex, rooting reflex, startle, stretch reflex, suckling reflex, tremble, vomit, yawn, emoticon, frown, gape, grimace, laugh, smile, snarl, straight face, wince.

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Is the word "Wink" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Wink" has a maximum frequency of 22.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Wink"?

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The word "Wink" has no synonyms.

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