Definition of Blinker

1. Noun. A light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages.

Exact synonyms: Flasher
Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source
Derivative terms: Blink, Flash, Flash



2. Verb. Put blinders on (a horse).
Generic synonyms: Cover

3. Noun. A blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn.
Exact synonyms: Trafficator, Turn Indicator, Turn Signal
Group relationships: Electrical System
Generic synonyms: Visual Signal
Derivative terms: Blink

4. Noun. Blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side.
Exact synonyms: Blinder, Winker
Generic synonyms: Blind, Screen
Derivative terms: Blind

Definition of Blinker

1. n. One who, or that which, blinks.

Definition of Blinker

1. Noun. Something that blinks, as the turn signal of an automobile. ¹

2. Noun. Eye shields attached to a hood for horses, to prevent them from seeing backwards and partially sideways. ¹

3. Noun. Whatever obstructs sight or discernment: WikiQuote ¹

4. Noun. (rare) Eyelid. ¹

5. Noun. (context: cellular automata) In Conway's Game of Life, an arrangement of three cells in a row that switches between horizontal and vertical orientations in each generation. ¹

6. Verb. To put blinkers on. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blinker

1. to put blinders on [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blinker

blingier
blingiest
blingy
blini
blinis
blink
blink-and-you-miss-it
blink-eyed
blink away
blink of an eye
blinkard
blinkards
blinked
blinkenlight
blinkenlights
blinker (current term)
blinker fluid
blinkered
blinkering
blinkers
blinkie
blinkies
blinking
blinking(a)
blinking chickweed
blinkingly
blinks
blinkt
blinky
blinned

Literary usage of Blinker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New York of the Novelists by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1917)
"CHAPTER VIII The City of Joys, Tawdry and Sublime—The Statue of Liberty—The Old Coney Transformed—blinker Finds His Brothers. ..."

2. Ten Days in Spain by Kate Field (1892)
"The blinker in his Original Character. — Tafalla. ... FEW miles west of Saragossa we changed our train, the blinker appearing with his carpet-bag, ..."

3. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"In the Project Description text box, type VB6 Workshop blinker Sample Control ... In the UserControl Properties window, set the Name property to blinker. ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1833)
"blinker, aged - - Mr. W. Smith's b. t'. The Fairy, by Partisan oat of l-'awn, 3 yrs 4 dr. Mr. Pay's bc The Sea, Brother to Merman, 3 yrs (bolted) ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Blinker on Dictionary.com!Search for Blinker on Thesaurus.com!Search for Blinker on Google!Search for Blinker on Wikipedia!

Search