Translation of "wink" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /wɪŋk/ us /wɪŋk/

to quickly close and then open one eye, in order to be friendly or to show that something is a joke

guiñar (un ojo)
She smiled and winked at me.
noun uk /wɪŋk/ us /wɪŋk/

an act of winking at someone

He gave me a friendly wink.

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


verb /wiŋk/

to shut and open an eye quickly in friendly greeting, or to show that something is a secret etc

guiñar el ojo
Her father winked at her and said: ’Don’t tell your mother about the present I bought her.’

(of eg lights) to flicker and twinkle

centellear, parpadear
A light was winking on the dashboard.
forty winks noun plural

a short sleep; a nap

echarse una siesta/cabezada
Father often has forty winks in his armchair after lunch.

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