twinkle

Definitions of twinkle
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v gleam or glow intermittently

Synonyms:
blink, flash, wink, winkle
Types:
flick, flicker
flash intermittently
Type of:
radiate
cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

v emit or reflect light in a flickering manner

“Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?”
Synonyms:
scintillate, winkle
scintillate
give off
Type of:
beam, shine
emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

n a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash

Synonyms:
scintillation, sparkling
Type of:
alteration, change, modification
an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

n merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

“there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes”
Synonyms:
light, spark, sparkle
Type of:
verve, vitality
an energetic style
aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look
the feelings expressed on a person's face

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