Definition of 'twinkle'
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He had an incredible technical ability and he was a star, he had a twinkle in his eye. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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)He had a wry sense of humour and a twinkle in his eye. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On good days most of these twinkle and sparkle in the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Witty and warm with a mischievous twinkle in his eye. The Sun (2016)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)Feeling disconnected in a chattering city of twinkling lights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a twinkle in his eye as he turns to leave. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The combination of intellectual integrity and a twinkle in the eye inspired affection as well as respect. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The family have turned the garden into a winter wonderland where trees and shrubs are smothered with twinkling white lights. The Sun (2013)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)You possess quite a mischievous twinkle. The Sun (2011)We look up into the night sky over twinkling Manhattan. The Sun (2008)She's got a mischievous sense of humour and a twinkle in her eye. The Sun (2013)It's a twinkle and a sparkle that has left the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her eyes twinkle with knowing humour, but answer comes there none. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he is such a famed raconteur, one is always looking for a mischievous twinkle in the eye. Times, Sunday Times (2010)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)
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Translations for 'twinkle'
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.
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