Definitions

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  • n. A small animated graphic for use on a webpage, usually taking the form of a picture or phrase with blinking lights around it.

Etymologies

blink +‎ -ie (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These will put you in compliance with the law, but the savvy night rider will also opt for at least one and sometimes more than one blinking red light (known as a "blinkie") affixed to the rear of his or her bike, helmet, bag or backpack.

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  • I now have a blinkie for all feature creative blog bloggers.

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  • I'd just feel better if I had my blinkie, my Bluetooth.

    CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2007

  • We passed some beautiful makeshift Christmas altares in the street, big murals of la virgen de guadalupe all decked out with tinsel and fake pine wreaths and Hello Kitty and blinkie Snoopy lights.

    Boing Boing: December 19, 2004 - December 25, 2004 Archives

  • And me with the lovely blinkie-blinkie every time I look at the computer screen for long.

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  • He looks at me with that blinkie-eyed cat expression as if to ask "Where we goin ', Momma?"

    haloaskew Diary Entry

  • "I've got a friend who sells blinkie things," said Golub, who pays for all gifts and music for patients out of his own pocket.

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  • Another unusual product, a "pet blinkie," emits a flashing light, to help an owner spot their roaming pet at night.

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  • Use $1/1 coupon from 4/26 SS insert or recent blinkie machines, or use $1/1 coupon here (must create a pledge to print).

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  • A design team blinkie to add to your blog & your signature (where allowed).

    Blisstree

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