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Definition 1: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where twinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had a sparkle in his eye
  • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

Synonyms for twinkle in the sense of this definition

(twinkle is a kind of ...) an energetic style

(twinkle is a kind of ...) the feelings expressed on a person's face

"a sad expression" "a look of triumph" "an angry face"

Definition 2: a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for twinkle in the sense of this definition

(twinkle is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

Definition 3: gleam or glow intermittently - [verb of perception]

Samples where twinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lights were flashing

Synonyms for twinkle in the sense of this definition

(twinkle is a kind of ...) cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

"The sun is radiating"

(... is a kind of twinkle ) flash intermittently

"The lights flicked on and off"

Definition 4: emit or reflect light in a flickering manner - [verb of weather]

Samples where twinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?

Synonyms for twinkle in the sense of this definition

(twinkle is a kind of ...) emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

"The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces"

(twinkle has a similar meaning as ...) give off

"the substance scintillated sparks and flashes"

(twinkle belongs to category ...) natural objects visible in the sky

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