Translation of "twinkle" - English-Portuguese dictionary

twinkle

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.

brilhar, cintilar
The lights of the town twinkled in the distance.

(Translation of “twinkle” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)