Synonyms of blink


1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly


1. blink, wink, nictitate, nictate, act involuntarily, act reflexively

usage: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"

2. wink, blink, blink away, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears"

3. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle, radiate

usage: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"

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