Synonyms of wink in English:

wink


See definition of wink

verb

1‘he winked an eye at his companion’

SYNONYMS

blink, flutter, bat

technical nictate, nictitate

2‘the diamond on her finger winked in the moonlight’

SYNONYMS

sparkle, twinkle, flash, flicker, glitter, gleam, shimmer, shine

blink

rare scintillate


noun

1‘he noticed a wink of light in the west’

SYNONYMS

glimmer, glimmering, gleam, glint, flash, flicker, twinkle, sparkle

blink


Phrases

    wink at

      ‘the authorities winked at their illegal trade’

      SYNONYMS

      turn a blind eye to, close one's eyes to, shut one's eyes to, ignore, overlook, disregard, pretend not to notice

      look the other way

      connive at, condone, tolerate

      wink
    in the wink of an eye

      SYNONYMS

      very quickly, very soon, in a second, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, in an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, in no time, in less than no time, in no time at all, before you know it, in a very short time

      North American

      momentarily

      in a jiffy, before you can say Jack Robinson, in a sec, in the blink of an eye, in a blink, before you can say knife

      British

      in a tick, in two ticks, in a mo

      North American

      in a snap