Translation of wink in Spanish:
- to give somebody a winkguiñarle el ojo a alguienas quick as a wink not to get a wink of sleep
hacerle un guiño or una guiñada a alguienno pegar (el or un) ojoI couldn't sleep a winkno pegué (el or un) ojoto get o grab forty winksdar una cabezaditato tip somebody the wink (British English) [colloquial]
hacerse or echarse una siestecitadarle el soplo a alguien [colloquial]→ nod
- 1(person)to wink
guiñar el ojo
hacer un guiño or una guiñada
atsomebodyguiñarle el ojoto wink at something aalguien
hacerle un guiño or una guiñada
aalguienhacer la vista gorda frente a algoExample sentences
- The smiley icon appeared momentarily, one of the eyes closing quickly as it winked.
- Before I could signal my incredulity he winked and nodded at a diagram pinned to the wall.
- He glanced at Dallas and winked as Calida opened the gate and walked over.
- 2 (flash)Example sentences
- At night, ropes of tiny white lights wink among the vines.
- I can still see him, just, brake lights winking as he catches up with a line of cars ahead.
- Later that evening, as the sun sets and lights wink on in the surrounding hills, I set out to visit the city's most popular bar.
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