And a blink later, celebrated gay marriage becoming the law in my state.
And Bishop, Colossus, Warpath, blink, Sunspot, Quiksilver, Stryker and Havoc will all be there too.
In the blink of an eye, the hipster has turned into a catch-all scapegoat, guilty for everything from expensive beer to bad music.
Bing is said to still make a plane available to Clinton frequently—and without the blink of an eye.
Now it can happen in the blink of an eye—just look at former House majority leader Eric Cantor.
The lights came on at two hundred miles an hour, caught him and made him blink.
No sunlight ever made her blink, or screw her face into wrinkles.
The last eight blink all at the same time, but the thirteen—only one at a time.
Already a mood of much daylight was making him blink and shrink.
A man who has that essential quality will not blink the truths which we see illustrated every day around us.
1580s, perhaps from Middle Dutch blinken "to glitter," of uncertain origin, possibly, with German blinken "to gleam, sparkle, twinkle," from a nasalized form of base found in Old English blican "to shine, glitter" (see bleach (v.)).
Middle English had blynke (c.1300) in the sense "a brief gleam or spark," perhaps a variant of blench "to move suddenly or sharply; to raise one's eyelids" (c.1200), perhaps from the rare Old English blencan "deceive." Related: Blinked; blinking. The last, as a euphemism for a stronger word, is attested by 1914.
1590s, "a glance;" see blink (v.). As is the case with the verb, there is a similar word in Middle English, in use from c.1300, that might represent a native form of the same root.