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Adjective: twinkling  twingk-ling
  1. Shining intermittently with a sparkling light
    "twinkling stars";
    - glimmering
Noun: twinkling  twingk-ling
Usage: informal
  1. A very short time
    "if I had the chance I'd do it in a twinkling";
    - blink of an eye [informal], flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy [informal], split second, trice, wink [informal], New York minute [US, informal], jiff [informal], glimmering
Verb: twinkle  twing-kul
  1. Gleam or glow intermittently
    "The lights were twinkling";
    - flash, blink, wink, winkle
     
  2. (celestial body) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
    "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?";
    - winkle, scintillate
     
  3. Show amusement or good humour with the eyes
    - sparkle

Derived forms: twinklings

See also: bright

Type of: beam, bit, minute, mo [Brit], moment, radiate, second, shine

Encyclopedia: Twinkling

Twinkle, the Dream Being