Share this entry

Share this page

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

Definition of wink in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day loro
m,f
parrot …
Cultural fact of the day

Crianza is a term which refers both to the process of ageing wines, and to a category of wines, vinos de crianza, which have been aged for a minimum of two years, first in barrels or the more modern stainless steel tanks, and then in the bottle.