Pronunciation of Twinkle
/twˈɪŋkə͡l/, /twˈɪŋkəl/, /t_w_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_əl/
Synonyms for twinkle:
Other synonyms and related words:
dazzle, swank, flare, ray, nictitate, shake, nanosecond, brightness, flash, dart, radiance, twinkling, ostentate, spark, gleam, shine, luminousness, bat, glister, heartbeat, luminosity, overexposure, sparkling, scintillate, glitter, lightness, nictate, igniter, second, incandescence, jiffy, lighter, spangle, half-light, coruscation, luster, glare, wink, pool, brilliance, scoot, instant, glistering, light, blink away, shaft, sheen, glance, luminance, flaunt, coruscate, chink, shining, JIFF, winkle out, lighting, scintillation, minute, shoot, discharge, tick, glow, illumination, glistening, ignitor, dash, arc, eyeblink, gleaming, winkle, moment, scud, glisten, split second, trice.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
ray of light (noun)
glimmer, shine (verb)
Usage examples for twinkle:
- The Grand Duke is very charming, natural, with a sly twinkle in his mild blue eye. - "The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912", Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone.
- " Yes, we're 'chanted," said Twinkle. - "Policeman Bluejay", L. Frank Baum.
- Well, said Ingleby, with a little twinkle in his eyes, one would almost fancy that it ought to be. - "Delilah of the Snows", Harold Bindloss.