Translation of "twinkle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈtwɪŋ·kl/ us /ˈtwɪŋ·kəl/ present participle twinkling, past tense and past participle twinkled

If light twinkles, it shines and seems to be quickly flashing on and off.

The lights of the town twinkled in the distance.

(Translation of “twinkle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈtwiŋkl/

to shine with a small, slightly unsteady light

centellear, parpadear, titilar
The stars twinkled in the sky.

(of eyes) to shine in this way usually to express amusement

brillar, centellear
His eyes twinkled mischievously.

(Translation of “twinkle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)