HyperDic: twinkle

English > 4 senses of the word twinkle:
VERBperceptiontwinkle, flash, blink, wink, winklegleam or glow intermittently
weathertwinkle, winkle, scintillateemit or reflect light in a flickering manner
NOUNeventtwinkle, scintillation, sparklinga rapid change in brightness
attributetwinkle, sparkle, spark, lightmerriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
twinkle > pronunciation
Soundstwih'ngkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > twinkle: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash.
Synonymsscintillation, sparkling
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishcentelleo, parpareo
Catalanpampallugueig
Verbstwinklegleam or glow intermittently
twinkleemit or reflect light in a flickering manner
English > twinkle: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmerriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance.
Example "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
Synonymssparkle, spark, light
Broaderexpression, look, aspect, facial expression, faceThe feelings expressed on a person's face
vitality, verveAn energetic / energetic style
Spanishchispa
Catalanespurna, guspira
Adjectivestwinklysmiling with happiness or optimism
English > twinkle: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninggleam or glow intermittently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelLights twinkle on the horizon; The horizon is twinkleing with lights
Synonymsflash, blink, wink, winkle
Narrowerflicker, flickflash intermittently
BroaderradiateCause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
Spanishbrillar intermitentemente, centellear, destellar, relampaguear, titilar
Catalancentellejar, llambrar, llambregar, llampegar, llampeguejar
Nounstwinklea rapid change in brightness
twinkleran object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner
English > twinkle: 4 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningemit or reflect light in a flickering manner.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe coins twinkle
Example"Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
Synonymswinkle, scintillate
Categorycelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Broadershine, beamemit light
Similar toscintillategive off
Spanishcentellear, chispear, titilar
Catalancentellejar, guspirejar
Nounstwinklea rapid change in brightness
twinkleran object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner

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