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wink

Pronunciation: /wɪŋk/

Translation of wink in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • guiño (masculine), guiñada (feminine) to give sb a wink guiñarle el ojo a algn, hacerle* un guiño or una guiñada a algn as quick as a wink en un abrir y cerrar de ojos 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 o grab forty winks dar* una cabezadita, hacerse* or echarse una siestecita to tip sb the wink (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] darle* el soplo a algn [colloquial/familiar] nod

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [person] guiñar el ojo, hacer* un guiño or una guiñada to wink at sb guiñarle el ojo a algn, hacerle* un guiño or una guiñada a algn to wink at sth hacer* la vista gorda frente a algo 1.2 (flash) [light] parpadear, titilar

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to wink one's eye guiñar el ojo

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