There are 2 translations of twinkle in Spanish:

twinkle1

Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪŋkəl/

n

  • 1.1 (of lights, stars) centelleo (m), titilar (m)
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    • The twinkle of light began to grow and divide, until Peter could see a myriad of bright lights just up ahead.
    • Tired twinkles of light came through the fissures in the roof tiles and a small window in the back wall.
    • The stars serenely encased the green-and-brown planet in their milky twinkle, lighting up all the oceans with a crystal glow, a beautiful shine.
    1.2 (in eye) brillo (m) when you were just a twinkle in your father's eye [humorístico/humorous] cuando no eras más que un proyecto [humorístico/humorous]
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    • The familiar twinkle danced in her sparkling brown eyes.
    • A grin cracked across the man's stony face, and a twinkle gleamed from his eyes.
    • I saw a mischievous twinkle in his eyes and he waved the salad.
    1.3 (instant) [colloquial/familiar] in a twinkle en un abrir y cerrar de ojos, en un periquete [familiar/colloquial]

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of twinkle in Spanish:

twinkle2

vi

  • 1.1 [light/star] titilar, centellear
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    • The stars twinkle under the bright light of the full moon.
    • There are some bright new southern stars twinkling as our northern lights try to recharge their batteries.
    • As he turned out the light, three bright stars twinkled above the silent house.
    1.2 [eyes] brillar
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    • He's sitting there, one eyebrow raised, his beautiful eyes twinkling with amusement.
    • ‘Look’, he said, his blue eyes twinkling with amusement.
    • She looks at Jonnie, with eyes twinkling in amusement.

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m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.