Translation of twinkle in Spanish:
- 1.1 (of lights, stars) centelleo (masculine), titilar (masculine)Example sentences1.2 (in eye) brillo (masculine) when you were just a twinkle in your father's eye [humorous/humorístico] cuando no eras más que un proyecto [humorous/humorístico]
Example sentences1.3 (instant) [colloquial/familiar] in a twinkle en un abrir y cerrar de ojos, en un periquete [colloquial/familiar]
- 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.
- 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.
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