twinkly

World English Dictionary
twinkle (ˈtwɪŋkəl)
 
vb
1.  to emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; shine brightly and intermittently; sparkle: twinkling stars
2.  (of the eyes) to sparkle, esp with amusement or delight
3.  rare to move about quickly
4.  rare (also tr) to wink (the eyes); blink
 
n
5.  an intermittent gleam of light; flickering brightness; sparkle or glimmer
6.  an instant
7.  a rare word for wink
 
[Old English twinclian; related to Middle High German zwinken to blink]
 
'twinkler
 
n
 
'twinkly
 
adj

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twinkly

adjective
smiling with happiness or optimism; "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus" [syn: beamish
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