Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, twinkles or winks.
  • n. An eye.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, twinkles, or winks; a winker; an eye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which twinkles.
  • n. A winker; a blinker; especially, the eye.
  • n. That which glimmers, sparkles, or flashes; a sparkler.

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

  • n. an object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner

Etymologies

twinkle +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • His circumspect info thieving reminded him of his happier, more innocent days as a child on Moth when the most extravagant thing he had strived to steal was a used entertainment cube or a child's mutating twinkler-and occasionally, when times were hard, food for himself and Mother Mastiff.

    Flinx's Folly

  • "Yon's the first twinkler," said Peke, seeing it at once, though his gaze was apparently fixed on the ground.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • In these our sight plunges quite beyond any twinkler we have yet visited.

    Two on a Tower

  • I shall tell him that his �brightest star of the east� is become a northern luminary, and has dimmed the lustre of every other twinkler.

    Isabella. A Novel

  • This whimsical revision of the Christmas legend works from the premise that Santa Claus is not the jolly old twinkler we know, but a brutish force of nature.

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  • With Friday's twinkler in the books, check out Lincecum's Major League ranks:

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  • This pendant world, observe, is not the earth, as Addison understood it, but the entire sidereal universe, depicted not as the infinity we now know it to be, but as a definite object, so insulated in the vastness of space as to be perceptible to the distant Fiend as a minute star, and no larger in comparison with the courts of Heaven -- themselves not wholly seen -- than such a twinkler matched with the full-orbed moon.

    Life of John Milton

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    Firedoglake » Great Op-Ed in the Washington Post

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