Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “twinkle” en inglés

twinkle

verb [I] uk   /ˈtwɪŋ.kl̩/ us  
(of light or a shiny surface) to shine repeatedly strongly then weakly, as if flashing on and off very quickly: The lights of the town twinkled in the distance. The stars twinkled in the clear sky. His brown eyes twinkled behind the gold-rimmed glasses.

twinkle

noun [S] uk   /ˈtwɪŋ.kl̩/ us  
an act of twinkling: the twinkle of the stars/lights/diamonds He was holding the phone with a mischievous twinkle in his eye (= expression of amusement).
(Definition of twinkle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de twinkle
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “twinkle” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Palabra del día

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más