wink

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɪŋk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/wɪŋk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wingk)

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wink

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. winked at [him, each other, them]
  2. winked back at [him]
  3. winked to [him]
  4. [smiled, turned, nodded] and winked
  5. winked in [conspiracy, understanding]
  6. winked [knowingly, slyly, mischievously]
  7. the [lights, lighthouse] winked
n
  1. a [conspiratorial, cheeky, knowing] wink
  2. [answered, replied, responded] with a wink
  3. gave her [friend, coworker, partner] a wink
  4. with a wink of her eye
  5. didn't get a wink of sleep (last night)
  6. slang: need to get (my) forty winks
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