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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
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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Synonyms for blink

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They noticed audiences waited for the action to slow then all blinked at the same time.
By contrast, people blinked at different times while watching films of fish swimming or a Japanese actor reading from a Harry Potter book.
He allegedly got his nickname because he would kill anyone who blinked at him.
Hardman Blink, allegedly given his nickname because he would kill anyone who blinked at him, was freed the next month.