Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In sporting, the fault in dogs of leaving the game as soon as it is found.
  • Winking with half-opened eyelids, as when the eyes cannot bear full light.
  • Having twinkling eyes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That or who blinks or blink.
  • adjective Bloody (in the coarse slang sense)
  • verb Present participle of blink.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  • adjective closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
  • adjective informal intensifiers

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Each time I visit a bookshop I see all those volumes blinking from the shelves like fishermen hunting for the left hemisphere of our brain, the fantastic side of our souls.

    MIND MELD: Recent SF/F/H Book Covers That Blow Us Away

  • The Wynn Macau looks different from anything around it: The city is aglare in blinking neon, but the only ornamentation on his hotel is a large cursive signature of his last name.

    Macau’s Big Gamble

  • It could also mean the driver in front of you is going to turn left or that the blinker is still blinking from a previous turn.

    Driving in Mexico

  • It could also mean the driver in front of you is going to turn left or that the blinker is still blinking from a previous turn.

    Driving in Mexico

  • The Wynn Macau looks different from anything around it: The city is aglare in blinking neon, but the only ornamentation on his hotel is a large cursive signature of his last name.

    Macau’s Big Gamble

  • Joe asked, as they flew by a lighthouse blinking from a rocky headland.

    Chapter X

  • Stopping to check it out, he was startled to find a message written in English blinking at him.

    Wraithbait

  • At least you don’t look like the collar’s strangling you, as it does to poor Webb, and the blinking is not noticeable.

    Waldo Jaquith - “For the Record” video.

  • You can call this crazy title blinking with something like: blinkTitle'bitches!'

    Javascript Blinking Page Title - Leah Culver's Blog

  • You can call this crazy title blinking with something like: blinkTitle'bitches!'

    Javascript Blinking Page Title - Leah Culver's Blog

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