Twink

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Twink A wink; a twinkling.
    • Twink (Zoöl) The chaffinch.
    • v. i Twink twĭṉk To twinkle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • twink To wink.
    • n twink A wink; a twinkling.
    • twink To pour out in bird-notes; twitter; chirp.
    • n twink The chaffinch.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Twink twingk (Shak.) a twinkle, a wink.
    • v.t Twink twingk to twitter, chirp.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. twinken,. See Twinkle

Usage

In literature:

It was so twinkly and so very un-great-aunt-Elizaish.
"The Golden Road" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A small boy might shiver as he stared into that wink and blink and twink of brown pebbles and murder.
"Irish Fairy Tales" by James Stephens
In a twink I shot him.
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
But Uncle Wiggily only pinkled his twink nose.
"Uncle Wiggily in the Woods" by Howard R. Garis
She's got a perky little nose and long, twinkly eyes.
"Honey-Sweet" by Edna Turpin
Your eyes are all twinkly.
"Mary's Rainbow" by Mary Edward Feehan
I'd have known all about it in half a twink.
"All's Well" by Emily Sarah Holt
Mrs. Shelly nodded, smiled her twinkly smile and rose with alacrity.
"Miss Pat at School" by Pemberton Ginther
His younger brother is round and red-faced, with twinkly blue eyes.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
You'll have to answer rightly in a twink; Your head once off, you'll have no time to think.
"Turandot: The Chinese Sphinx" by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
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In poetry:

—"Ha, ha—go away! 'Tis a tale, methink,
Thou joker Kit!" laughed she.
"I've known thee many a year, Kit Twink,
And ever hast thou fooled me!"
"The Slow Nature" by Thomas Hardy
Arguments sprouted within him,
And twinked in his little eye;
He lay and calmly debated
When average babies cry,
And seemed to be pondering gravely whether to live or to die.
"Uncle Sammy" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

Homeboy Industries came to Glendale in the form of twinkly eyed founder Father Greg Boyle.
Twink Grandmother Meets the Wolf Broken Record, the Seeland 6:18 AM.
Twink 's is an alternative-rock take—think live drums and volcanic guitar chords.
Twink Drumz, "Work Hard, Play Hard".
Other links to Twink 's stuff in London.
The actor plays a rather flamboyant gay twink in the comedy Sassy Pants.
After playing a rather flamboyant gay twink in the comedy Sassy Pants, Haley Joel Osment may take on his most challenging role to date — a middle-aged Midwestern lesbian in a same-sex marriage comedy.
The neighborhood's watering holes are more famous for things like the cage dancers at Trigger, the underdressed twinks at Badlands, or the scruffy guys on the prowl at Moby Dick.
Twink-a-Dink-a-Do, the snack cakes crumbled.
Arcade Fire's Twinkly Lighted Jackets Would be so Cool for a Ball or Wedding Gown.
It's a Riverside tradition that's as twinkly as all get-out.
Arcade Fire's Twinkly Lighted Jackets Would be so Cool for a Ball or Wedding Gown .
It's the shocking news that Twinkies will no longer be twinking or twinkling.
Driving around to see homes decked out in twinkly lights is a holiday tradition for many Minnesota families.
Warm up this winter with some twinkly emo jams, laid back rock, and inspirational pop-punk, all bundled up in a toasty 2 hour blanket of fun.
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