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Synonyms for blink

flutter

on the blink

the blink of an eye

Synonyms

  • an instant
  • a second
  • a minute
  • no time
  • a flash
  • a moment
  • a split second
  • a tick
  • a twinkling
  • a trice
  • a jiffy
  • two shakes
  • a shake
  • two shakes of a lamb's tail
  • the bat of an eye

Synonyms for blink

to open and close the eyes rapidly

to shine with intermittent gleams

to pretend not to see

a brief closing of the eyes

Synonyms for blink

References in periodicals archive ?
Their children - son and heir Prince Albert II, and Princesses Caroline and Stephanie - blinked back tears as Samuel Barber's 'Adagio for Strings' mournfully echoed through the 19th-century cathedral overlooking the sea.
Dealey Plaza seems infinitely more worthy of being a place of reverence, where flowers are laid and tears blinked back, but the sense of an active crime scene prevails instead.
Her two-year-old daughter blinked back tears as she saw Moira's coffin, draped with the Stars and Stripes flag, being carried to its final resting place in Queens, New York.
Kevin McAllister blinked back the daylight at ten past four on Thursday afternoon - after spending 17 hours celebrating the night of his life in a local boozer
Several blinked back tears, then cheered and applauded as Dr Brantly and his wife made their way from the room.
Runner up Jorgie, 24, blinked back tears, saying: "It's so emotional, so extreme.
LOVED ones today blinked back tears to pay tribute to a popular teenager "who lit up the lives of everybody who met him".
Yesterday his mother, Margaret Nwabuko, blinked back tears as she read a short statement urging witnesses to come forward.
Britt, Hatem Al-Nasian's defense attorney, embraced his client when the verdict was announced and blinked back tears as he discussed the case afterward.
He was a very kind person,'' Aristides Cerna said at a news conference as he blinked back tears.
THE Queen blinked back tears as she attended a Remembrance service at Westminster Abbey yesterday.
Burgess blinked back tears as she was bailed to appear at Bristol Crown Court on April 7 for sentencing.
Runner-up Jorgie, 24, blinked back tears, saying: "It's so emotional, so extreme.
Their children, son and heir Prince Albert II, and Princesses Caroline and Stephanie, blinked back tears as Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings mournfully echoed through the 19th-century cathedral overlooking the sea.