Definition of Twinkler

1. Noun. An object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner.

Generic synonyms: Shiner
Derivative terms: Twinkle, Twinkle



Definition of Twinkler

1. n. One who, or that which, twinkles, or winks; a winker; an eye.

Definition of Twinkler

1. Noun. One who, or that which, twinkles or winks. ¹

2. Noun. An eye. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twinkler

1. one that twinkles [n -S] - See also: twinkles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twinkler

twiniest
twinight
twining
twiningly
twinings
twinjet
twinjets
twink
twinked
twinkie
twinkies
twinking
twinkle
twinkle toes
twinkled
twinkler (current term)
twinklers
twinkles
twinklier
twinkliest
twinkling
twinkling(a)
twinklingly
twinklings
twinkly
twinkly-eyed
twinks
twinleaf
twinleafs
twinless

Literary usage of Twinkler

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1. Potter's American Monthly (1881)
"If Mr. С enlarges the twinkler—and he will—I shall have to read its extra columns and ... A few editions of the twinkler would pad л good-sized carpet, ..."

2. Christopher and Columbus by Elizabeth (1919)
"Our name is twinkler." She watched him to see the effect of this, ... asked Anna-Rose, astonished, for in Germany the name of twinkler was a mighty name, ..."

3. History of the Brocklesby Hounds, 1700-1901 by George E. Collins (1902)
"Rattler sired seven and a half couples the next year, Phaeton, twinkler, Bumper, ... twinkler, Nathan, and Bumper were the chief sires iu 1762, ..."

4. The Century (1902)
"Yes, it was M . Alarmed at the long absence of his young Mercury, he had passed his new-dealt hand to a neighbor to play, and started for the "twinkler" ..."

5. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"During the last week of its stay Ida Vernon played Mrs. Arden; Howard Kyle, Church twinkler; and Frank Hatch, Nick Vale. Thos. Q. Seabrooke also returned to ..."

6. Folio (1884)
"twinkler" Haskell of the Evening Star makes the following " beautiful spring " on the FOLIO: — "It is marble time with the boys, but among journalists the ..."

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