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American English: /wɪŋk/
British English: /wɪŋk/

Translation of wink in Spanish:


  • to give somebody a wink
    guiñarle el ojo a alguien
    hacerle un guiño or una guiñada a alguien
    as quick as a wink not to get a wink of sleep
    no pegar (el or un) ojo
    I couldn't sleep a wink
    no pegué (el or un) ojo
    to get or grab forty winks
    dar una cabezadita
    hacerse or echarse una siestecita
    to tip somebody the wink (British) [colloquial]
    darle el soplo a alguien [colloquial]

intransitive verb

  • 1
    guiñar el ojo
    hacer un guiño or una guiñada
    to wink at somebody
    guiñarle el ojo a alguien
    hacerle un guiño or una guiñada a alguien
    to wink at something
    hacer la vista gorda frente a algo
    Example 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.

transitive verb

  • to wink one's eye
    guiñar el ojo
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