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Spanish translation of “wink”

wink

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.
(Definition of wink from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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