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Adjective: blinking  bling-king
  1. Closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
    "he stood blinking in the bright sunlight";
    - winking
     
  2. [Brit] Informal intensifier
    "what a blinking nuisance";
    - bally [Brit], bloody, blooming [Brit], crashing, flaming, freaking, effing [Brit]
Noun: blinking  bling-king
  1. A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    - blink, eye blink, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation
Verb: blink  blingk
  1. Briefly shut the eyes
    "The TV announcer never seems to blink";
    - wink, nictitate, nictate
     
  2. Force to go away by blinking
    "blink away tears";
    - wink, blink away
     
  3. Gleam or glow intermittently
    "The lights were blinking";
    - flash, wink, twinkle, winkle

Derived forms: blinkings

See also: closed, shut, unmitigated

Type of: act involuntarily, act reflexively, conquer, curb, inborn reflex, inhibit, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, radiate, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, stamp down, subdue, suppress, unconditioned reflex

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