Definition of wink verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wink

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//wɪŋk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wink
     
    he / she / it winks
     
    past simple winked
     
    -ing form winking
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] wink (at somebody) to close one eye and open it again quickly, especially as a private signal to someone, or to show something is a joke He winked at her and she knew he was thinking the same thing that she was. compare blink
  2. 2[intransitive] to shine with an unsteady light; to flash on and off synonym blink We could see the lights of the ship winking in the distance.
  3. Phrasal Verbswink at something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wink