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  Definition of winkle
  1. edible marine gastropod
  2. small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
  3. remove or displace from a position
  4. gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
  5. emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
Similar Words: periwinkle, winkle out, flash, blink, wink, twinkle, scintillate

 

Hyponyms: flicker, flick

 

Grouped Verbs: scintillate

 

Substance Meronyms: periwinkle

 

Member Meronyms: Littorina, genus Littorina

 

Derivational Morphology: twinkle, scintillation, sparkling, twinkler, blinker, turn signal, turn indicator, trafficator, flasher, flash, scintilla

 

Anagrams: welkin

 

 
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