blinking

Primary Meanings of blinking

1.
adjn
closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
2.
adj
informal intensifiers
Full Definitions of blinking
1

adj closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly

“he stood blinking in the bright sunlight”
Synonyms:
winking
closed, shut
used especially of mouth or eyes

n a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

Synonyms:
blink, eye blink, nictation, nictitation, wink, winking
Types:
palpebration
repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)
Type of:
inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
2

adj informal intensifiers

Synonyms:
unmitigated
not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

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