Translation of "twinkle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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twinkleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtwɪŋ.kəl/ us /ˈtwɪŋ.kəl/

(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. 城镇的灯火在远处闪烁着。
The stars twinkled in the clear sky. 星星在晴朗的夜空中闪烁。
His brown eyes twinkled behind the gold-rimmed glasses. 他棕色的眼睛在金框眼镜后面闪闪发光。

twinklenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈtwɪŋ.kəl/ us /ˈtwɪŋ.kəl/

an act of twinkling

the twinkle of the stars/lights/diamonds 星星的闪烁/灯火的闪耀/钻石的闪亮
He was holding the phone with a mischievous twinkle in his eye (= expression of amusement). 他手持电话,眼里闪着一丝狡黠的目光。

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