Spanish translation of 'twinkle'
⇒ in a twinkle(informal)
en un instante
⇒ "no," he said with a twinkle
—no, dijo maliciosamente or medio riendo
⇒ he had a twinkle in his eye
tenía un brillo en sus ojos
idiom: when you were only a twinkle in your father's eye
cuando tú no eras más que una vida en potencia
- (figurative) [feet]
Example Sentences Including 'twinkle'
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But he is such a famed raconteur, one is always looking for a mischievous twinkle in the eye.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He had an incredible technical ability and he was a star, he had a twinkle in his eye.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Her eyes twinkle with knowing humour, but answer comes there none.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She's got a mischievous sense of humour and a twinkle in her eye.The Sun (2013)
The family have turned the garden into a winter wonderland where trees and shrubs are smothered with twinkling white lights.The Sun (2013)
The stars twinkle, an owl hoots and we toast a stay that's left us all just a little bit spellbound.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then a universe of stars twinkle and shine in a fantasy sky.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is epic science fiction with a twinkle in its eye.The Sun (2011)
You possess quite a mischievous twinkle.The Sun (2011)
Their flames looked orange and violet against the clear grey blue of the sky where already a few stars were twinkling.The Railway Children (1906)
And he has bounced back each time, taking on each new opponent with typical gusto and a twinkle in his eye.The Sun (2016)
With a twinkle in his eye and a shrug.The Sun (2014)
Feeling disconnected in a chattering city of twinkling lights.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He had a wry sense of humour and a twinkle in his eye.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's a twinkle and a sparkle that has left the world.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
On good days most of these twinkle and sparkle in the sun.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The combination of intellectual integrity and a twinkle in the eye inspired affection as well as respect.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There is a twinkle in his eye as he turns to leave.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We look up into the night sky over twinkling Manhattan.The Sun (2008)
Witty and warm with a mischievous twinkle in his eye.The Sun (2016)
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British English: twinkle VERB
If a star or a light twinkles, it shines with an unsteady light which rapidly and constantly changes from bright to faint.
At night, lights twinkle in distant villages across the valleys.
Translation of twinkle from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary