Definition of Twink

1. v. i. To twinkle.



2. n. A wink; a twinkling.

Definition of Twink

1. Verb. To twinkle, sparkle. ¹

2. Noun. A twinkle; a glint. ¹

3. Noun. The chaffinch. ¹

4. Noun. (context: gay slang) A young, attractive, slim male, usually having little body hair. ¹

5. Noun. (context: derogatory slang) A weak or effeminate man, whether gay or not. ¹

6. Noun. (Internet derogatory) A player in a multi-user dungeon who engages in obnoxious or abusive behaviour. ¹

7. Noun. (New Zealand) A generic term for correction fluid or correction tape. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twink

1. to blink [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: blink

Medical Definition of Twink

1. 1. A wink; a twinkling. 2. The chaffinch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twink

twinged
twingeing
twinges
twinging
twinhull
twinhulled
twinhulls
twinier
twiniest
twinight
twining
twiningly
twinings
twinjet
twinjets
twink (current term)
twinked
twinkie
twinkies
twinking
twinkle
twinkle toes
twinkled
twinkler
twinklers
twinkles
twinklier
twinkliest
twinkling
twinkling(a)

Literary usage of Twink

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1. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"The fireflies light their lanterns. Then put them out in a wink. twink, twink, twink, twink, They light their light once more, ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"... and I was gwine to difr—and die by rope, and dangling in the air, a thousand miles from the airth ! tore it into flinders in the twink of a mosquito. ..."

3. The new and complete dictionary of the English languageby John Ash by John Ash (1795)
"Twine'ing (i. from tbt part,) The aa of pinching; ж twink ({. from twinkle, ... twink'ingly (adv. from twinking) With frequent eye. ..."

4. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1841)
"Notwithstanding his strugglings and his threatenings, Mr. twink managed to remove his ungrateful ... cried Mr. twink, giving his acquaintance a good kick. ..."

5. A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments, Performed on (1792)
"twink. Fooling, do you call it ? I am fure I .thought it was very pretty. ... Now I am thinking Mrs. twink. Aye, but you (hould not think at all, Jemmy, ..."

6. Eliza Cook's journal by Eliza Cook (1853)
"'Then what be ve to do with nn, maester ?' asked the men. " Mr. twink ... Mr. William twink woke rather late the next morning, ..."

7. The Yale Song Book: Compiled from Yale Songs, Yale Glees and Yale Melodies (1906)
"wob - bled so that o -ver went he, Sing-ing twink-y- doo -die -um, twink-y this, he cried, " Farewell, Ma - ry Jane! " Sing-ing lu - ni - ac," said she ..."

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