Translation of blink in Spanish:

blink

Pronunciation: /blɪŋk/

noun/nombre

  • parpadeo (masculine), pestañeo (masculine) there wasn't a blink of surprise when I told them ni pestañearon cuando se lo dije to be on the blink [colloquial/familiar] no marchar, no andar* bien (Latin America/América Latina) to go on the blink estropearse, descomponerse* (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • I take long blinks and rarely look at the camera's screen.
    • Tying a balloon at the gate to the zoo, he catches the blink of a cashier before she rings up another fee, hungers for the moment a turtle slips into water.
    • Voters are seen as a strange and volatile lot, who could turn bad at the blink of an eye.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [eye/person] pestañear, parpadear; [light] parpadear if you blink, you'll miss it! [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico] si te descuidas, te lo pierdes he didn't even blink ni pestañeó, ni se inmutó

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [eye] guiñar, picar* (Colombia) ; [light] encender* y apagar* to blink away tears parpadear tratando de contener las lágrimas to blink back tears contener* las lágrimas

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