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twinkle
British English: /ˈtwɪŋk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈtwɪŋk(ə)l/

Translation of twinkle in German:

intransitive verb

  • 2 (move rapidly)
    flink trippeln

transitive verb

  • twinkle one's eyes
    mit den Augen funkeln

noun

  • 1in a twinkle
    im Handumdrehen
  • 2 (sparkle of the eyes)
    Funkeln Neutr.
    ‘…’, she said with a twinkle in her eye
    „…“, sagte sie augenzwinkernd
    you were just a twinkle in your father's eye then
    zu der Zeit wussten deine Eltern noch nicht, dass es dich geben würde
    the project is still only a twinkle in his eye
    das Projekt ist bis jetzt nur eine ganz vage Idee von ihm
    with a mischievous twinkle
    mit Schalk in den Augen

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