AskDefine | Define twinkling

Dictionary Definition

twinkling adj : shining intermittently with a sparkling light; "twinkling stars" [syn: twinkling(a)] n : a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash" [syn: blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, wink, New York minute]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Sparkling intermittently.


  1. A shining with fast intermittent light.
  2. The time it takes to blink the eyes.


  1. present participle of twinkle

Extensive Definition

Twinkle may refer to one of the following.
twinkling in Dutch: Twinkle
twinkling in Japanese: トゥインクル

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