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Synonyms for blinking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation(adj)

    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

    instant, nictitation, blinking, flash, eye blink, split second, blink, heartbeat, jiffy, nictation, trice, winking, wink, twinkling, blink of an eye

    mitigated, opened, open

  2. blinking, winking(adj)

    closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly

    "he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"

    crashing(a), blooming(a), blinking(a), flaming(a), bally(a), winking, bloody(a), blinking

    mitigated, open, opened

  3. bally(a), blinking(a), bloody(a), blooming(a), crashing(a), flaming(a), fucking(a)(adj)

    informal intensifiers

    "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"

    opened, mitigated, open


  1. blinking(adjective)

    blimming, blooming, blasted, winking

  2. blinking(adjective)

    That or who blinks or blink.

    blasted, winking, blooming, blimming

  3. blinking(adjective)

    (British euphemistic slang) Bloody (in the coarse slang sense)

    blimming, winking, blasted, blooming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

blink, flashing, flicker, flickering, intermittent, wink


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