(noun, adjective, verb)


1. closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly

- he stood blinking in the bright sunlight

Similar word(s): closed, shut, winking

2. informal intensifiers

- what a bally (or blinking) nuisance

Similar word(s): unmitigated, bally, bloody, blooming, crashing, flaming

Sentences with blinking as an adjective:

- a blinking light

- The blinking telly isn't working again.


1. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

Similar word(s): blink, nictation, nictitation, wink, winking

Definition categories: act, reflex

Sentences with blinking as a noun:

- the steady blinkings of lights on the console


1. present participle of blink