Definition of in the blink of an eye or in a blink in English:
informal Very quickly.
- Richard was a little shocked to see her go from shy and demure to forthright and direct in the blink of an eye.
- Dinner went by reasonably quickly, and in the blink of an eye, they were fast asleep, except for one.
- He looks like a picture, frozen in time, one instant that happened in the blink of an eye, unnoticed and uncared for by the rest of the universe.
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