From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_352_awinkwink1 /wɪŋk/ ●●○ verb1[intransitive, transitive]SIGN/GESTURE to close and open one eye quickly to communicate something or show that something is a secret or jokewink atHe winked mischievously at Erica.He winked an eye at his companion.2[intransitive]SHINE to shine with a light that flashes on and off syn blinka Christmas tree with lights winking on and off →wink at something→ See Verb table
wink• Tipping a wink at the typing pool.• The dimensions of time have shriveled to a wink.• "How are you girls?" Tom asked with a wink.• "Don't worry, " he said with a wink. "I won't tell anyone about this."• More than that - Jess saw the nod and winkexchanged.• Mikeshook his head in mockregret; catching my eye, he gave me his wink.• She leant across the car and grasped Maura's hand, forcing herself to give her daughter a little wink.• Mitchell was shocked to see the man signaling him with slywinks.• Tip me the wink if I lapse, won't you?gave ... a wink• Mike shook his head in mock regret; catching my eye, he gave me his wink.• He gave her a wink and chased the children upstairs to their rooms.• Johngave her a wink and a thumbs-up sign.• But then Kengave me the wink.• She gave me a little wink, because, of course, they were pointing their telescopic lenses mostly at me.