- vi. 眨眼；使眼色；闪烁
- n. 眨眼；使眼色；闪烁；瞬间
- vt. 眨眼
- n. (Wink)人名；(瑞典、芬、德)温克
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2. blink => wink.
3. twink, twinkle => wink.
- wink (v.)
- Old English wincian "to blink, wink, close one's eyes quickly," from Proto-Germanic *wink- (cognates: Dutch winken, Old High German winkan "move sideways, stagger; nod," German winken "to wave, wink"), a gradational variant of the root of Old High German wankon "to stagger, totter," Old Norse vakka "to stray, hover," from PIE root *weng- "to bend, curve." The meaning "close an eye as a hint or signal" is first recorded c. 1100; that of "close one's eyes (to fault or irregularity)" first attested late 15c. Related: Winked; winking.
- wink (n.)
- "a quick shutting and opening of the eyes," c. 1300, from wink (v.); meaning "very brief moment of time" is attested from 1580s.
- 1. I didn't get a wink of sleep on the aeroplane.
- 2. I gave her a wink.
- 3. He tipped me the wink not to buy at that price.
- 4. We could not sleep a wink last night because of noise.
- 5. A nod's as good as a wink , she was sacked for incompetence.
- 不用多说, 她因不称职而被解雇.
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